Rio Hondo River Trail - Garfield Ave N Connector

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The Rio Hondo River Trail - Garfield Avenue N Connector is a short trail which provides access to the Rio Hondo River Trail. This multi use trail runs parallel to Rio Hondo through the San Gabriel Valley. The northern end starts along the reservoir at the Peck Road Water Conservation Park and follows along the the channel to Whittier Narrows Recreation Area. Connect to the San Gabriel River Trail here or continue on south to the trail along the lower portion of the Los Angeles River. The Rio Hondo River Trail is a popular bicycle route and it is important to be mindful of all trail users.

To access the northern trailhead in El Monte, follow Peck Road to the intersection with Rio Hondo Parkway. Peck Road Water Conservation Park is located on the east side of Peck Road. The trail starts just south of the main parking lot for the park.

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Name: Rio Hondo River Trail - Garfield Ave N Connector
Length: 0.09 miles
Elevation Gain: 6 feet
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What You Might See

California Ground Squirrel
Otospermophilus beecheyi
Acorn Woodpecker
Melanerpes formicivorus
American Coot
Fulica americana
American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos
American Kestrel
Falco sparverius
American Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
Bigberry Manzanita
Arctostaphylos glauca
Bigleaf Maple
Acer macrophyllum
Black Mustard
Brassica nigra
Black Sage
Saliva mellifera
Black-chinned Hummingbird
Archilochus alexandri
California Black Walnut
Juglans californica
California Brown Pelican
Pelecanus occidentalis
California Buckwheat
Eriogonum fasciculatum
California Coffeeberry
Frangula californica
California Dodder
Cruscuta californica
California Lilacs
Ceanothus spp.
California Poppy
Eschscholzia californica
California Sagebrush
Artemisia californica
California Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma californica
California Sycamore
Platanus racemosa
California Tarantula
Aphonopelma sp.
Canada Goose
Branta canadensis
Adenostoma fasciculatum
Cinnamon Teal
Anas cyanoptera
Coast Live Oak
Quercus agrifolia
Coast Range Newt
Taricha torosa
Common Carp
Cyprinus carpio
Cooper's Hawk
Accipiter cooperii
Canis latrans
Coyote Brush
Baccharis pilularis
Astacoidea spp.
Garter Snake
Thamnophis hammondii
Gertsch's Socalchemmis Spider
Socalchemmis gertschi
Great Blue Heron
Ardea herodias
Greater Roadrunner
Geococcyx californianus
Green Sunfish
Lepomis cyanellus
Hollyleaf Cherry
Prunus ilicifolia
Indian Paintbrush
Castilleja gleasoni
Laurel Sumac
Malosma laurina
Lemonade Berry
Rhus integrifolia
Los Angeles Pocket Mouse
Perognathus spp.
Lupinus albifrons
Monarch Butterfly
Danaus plexippus
Monkey Flower
Mimulus aurantiacus
Artemisia douglasiana
Muscovy Duck
Cairina moschata
Narrow-leaved Milkweed
Asclepias fascicularis
Pacific Rattlesnake
Crotalus viridis
Poison Oak
Toxicodendron diverisloba
Purple Sage
Salvia leucophylla
Red Tail Hawk
Buteo jamaicensis
Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Snowy Egret
Egretta thula
Striped Skunk
Mephitis mephitis
Sugar Bush
Rhus ovata
Summer Holly
Comarostaphylis diversifolia
Heteromeles arbutifolia
Turkey Vulture
Cathartes aura
Valley Oak
Quercus lobata
Western Grey Squirrel
Sciurus griseus
White Alder
Alnus rhombifolia
White Sage
Salvia apiana
Willow Flycatcher
Empidonax traillii