Foothill Trail, Los Padres National Forest, Ojai, CA

Pratt/Foothill Loop (Ojai)

Pratt/Foothill Loop (Ojai) Location: Foothills north of Ojai. From Highway 101, take Highway 33 north for 13.2 miles to downtown Ojai. Follow Ojai Ave (Higway 150) for a mile and […]

Start of the Arroyo Burro Trail, Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara

Arroyo Burro Loop

Arroyo Burro Loop Location: Los Padres National Forest north of Santa Barbara. From Highway 101, take Highway 154 north for 7.8 miles to East Camino Cielo. Take a hard right […]

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Big Laguna Trail

Big Laguna Trail Location: Eastern San Diego County in the Cleveland National Forest, near the town of Mt. Laguna.  From San Diego, take I-8 to exit 47 (Sunrise Highway or […]

Leaving the canyon, heading toward Mountain Home Flats, San Bernardino National Forest

Mountain Home Flats

Mountain Home Flats Location: San Bernardino National Forest. The trail head is located by mile marker 18.45 and the coordinates are N 34 07.632, W 116 59.017 but the only […]

SHWL Bard Lake

Sunset Hills/Woodridge Loop

Sunset Hills/Woodridge Loop Location: Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. From the south, take the 23 Freeway to Sunset Hills Blvd.  Turn right and go 0.2 miles to Erbes Road.  Turn left […]

VF Black Oaks

Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle

Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle Location: Eaton Saddle, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) northeast for 14 miles.  Take […]

0:43 - Starting the descent toward Chivos Canyon

Tapo and Chivos Canyons

Tapo and Chivos Canyons Location: Foothills north of Simi Valley.  From the 118 Freeway, take Tapo Canyon Road exit and head north (turn right if you’re coming from the east; […]

Oaks above Box Springs

Agua Chinon to the Sinks and Box Springs

Agua Chinon to the Sinks and Box Springs Location: Northeast Irvine in the Santa Ana foothills.  The Portola Staging Area is located at the eastern end of the Irvine portion […]

0:55 - Hard left on the Butler Fire Road at the junction

Butler Peak Lookout

Butler Peak Lookout Location: Northwest of Big Bear Lake.  From Highway 38, head north on Rim of the World Drive (3.4 miles east of the junction with Highway 18 at […]

0:36 - Creek crossing

Rattlesnake Canyon (Santa Barbara)

Rattlesnake Canyon Location: Santa Barbara.  From the south, take Highway 101 to Salinas St.  Follow Salinas 0.8 miles to a rotary.  Take the second exit on the rotary, signed as […]

SF Cactus Flowers

South Fork Trail (Angeles National Forest)

South Fork Trail (Angeles National Forest) Location:  Angeles National Forest back country on Highway 2.  From the 210 freeway in La Canada Flintridge, take the Angeles Crest Highway (highway 2) […]

0:00 - Start of the hike, Acorn Drive

Acorn Trail (Wrightwood)

Acorn Trail (Wrightwood) Location: Wrightwood, at the corner of Acorn Drive and Quail Road.  From I-15, take the Highway 138 exit and head west for 8.6 miles.  Turn left on […]

OSYBR San Gabriels

Oak Spring Trail to Yerba Buena Ridge

Oak Spring Trail to Yerba Buena Ridge Location: Western San Gabriel Mountains near the San Fernando Valley.   From I-210 in Sunland, take the Foothill Blvd. exit and head northeast […]