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Conservancy Approves Grant to Restore Flint Canyon Trail

Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) helped negotiate an agreement to preserve and restore the Flint Canyon Trail in La Cañada Flintridge. The trail connects hikers, bikers and equestrians to the foothills and Hahamonga Park in Pas

Conservancy Approves Grant to Restore Flint Canyon Trail

The Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy approved a grant for $50,000 to the city of La Cañada Flintridge on Monday, according to a news release from Assemblymember Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge). 

The trail connects hikers, bikers and equestrians in La Cañada Flintridge to Hahamongna Watershed Park in Pasadena.

Under the proposal Portantino presented Monday, SMMC would grant $50,000 to the city of La Cañada and the city would commit $60,000. Another $40,000 would come from Los Angeles County Measure A funds for a total of $150,000. 

Portantino helped secure the funding to restore the Flint Wash Bridge in Hahamongna Park to begin work on shoring up the Flint Canyon Trail.

“When I heard that this trail was again facing problems I wanted to make sure the funds were there to fix and maintain it,” said Assemblymember Portantino. 

“It’s a trail my daughters Sofia and Bella like to use and it lets our family and other families cross Pasadena and La Canada enjoy hiking in a fun and safe way. I am very grateful to my friends at the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy for seeing the merits of this project and providing the final funds for preservation,” Portantino said.  

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