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 […]

Cottowoods at Horsethief Creek, Santa Rosa Mountains

Horsethief Creek via Cactus Springs Trail

Horsethief Creek via Cactus Springs Trail Location: Santa Rosa Mountains on Highway 74, 15.5 miles southwest of Highway 111, 8.8 miles east of Highway 371 and 21.2 miles southeast of […]

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 […]

0:45 - View from the turnaround point at Highway 154

Santa Cruz Trail to Nineteen Oaks

Santa Cruz Trail to Nineteen Oaks Location: Upper Oso Campground, Santa Ynez Recreation Area north of Santa Barbara.  From Highway 101, head southeast on Highway 154 for 22 miles if […]

Engelmann Oak in Jack Creek Meadow

Jack Creek Meadow Loop (Daley Ranch)

Jack Creek Meadow Loop (Daley Ranch) Location: 3024 La Honda Drive, Escondido, CA.  From I-15, take the El Norte exit and head east for 3.1 miles.  Turn left on La […]

Holcomb Crossing Trail Camp Loop

Holcomb Crossing Trail Camp Loop Location: San Bernardino National Forest, between Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear Lake, near Green Valley.  From Highway 18, just east of Running Springs, turn left […]

1:51 - Antelope Butte Vista Point

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve

Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve Location: 15101 Lancaster Road, Lancaster.  From the 14 Freeway, take the Avenue I exit and head west for 14 miles (Avenue I becomes Lancaster Rd. […]