Haunted Table 29, Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CA

Haunted Table 29 (Griffith Park)

Haunted Table 29 (Griffith Park) Location: Mineral Wells Picnic Area, Griffith Park.  From L.A. and points south, take I-5 to the Griffith Park exit.  Cross over the freeway to Crystal […]

Clearing with benches in the wetlands at the Willows, Wind Wolves Preserve, San Joaquin Valley, CA

Wind Wolves Preserve

Wind Wolves Preserve Location: South San Joaquin Valley, south of Bakersfield. The entrance is on Highway 166, 13 miles east of the junction with Highway 33 and 10 miles west […]

View of the San Gabriel Valley from the Altadena Crest Trail, California

Upper Altadena Crest Trail

Upper Altadena Crest Trail Location: Staging area on the north side of Loma Alta Drive at the intersection with Dabney St. From I-210, take the Lincoln Ave. exit and head […]

Panoramic view from Ryan Mountain, Joshua Tree National Park

Ryan Mountain (Joshua Tree National Park)

Ryan Mountain  (Joshua Tree National Park) Location: Joshua Tree National Park. From Highway 62, about six miles past the junction with Highway 247 and 26 miles northeast of I-10, take […]

Creek Trail, Elsmere Canyon Open Space, Santa Clarita, CA

Elsmere Canyon

Elsmere Canyon Location: Santa Clarita.  From the 14 Freeway, take the Newhall Ave. exit.  If you’re coming from the south, turn right; the north, left, and drive to the end […]

View from the top of the Olinda Oil Museum Trail

Olinda Oil Museum Trail

Olinda Oil Museum Trail Location: Olinda Oil Museum, 4025 Santa Fe Rd, Brea. From the 57 Freeway, take the Lambert Road exit and head east for a total of 2.4 […]

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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 […]

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Falls Canyon Falls (Orange County)

Falls Canyon Falls (Orange County) Location: Trabuco Canyon, eastern Orange County.  From I-5 in south Orange County, take El Toro Road northeast for 6 miles.  At Cook’s Corner, take a […]

0:34 - View of Mt. Baldy from the saddle below the summit spur

Terri Peak (Lake Perris State Recreation Area)

Terri Peak (Lake Perris State Recreation Area) Location: Lake Perris State Recreation Area, between Moreno Valley and Perris, Riverside County.  From the 60 Freeway, take the Moreno Beach Drive exit […]

San Gorgonio and San Bernardino Peaks from Box Springs Mountain Park

Towers Loop (Box Springs Mountain Park)

Towers Loop (Box Springs Mountain Park) Location: Box Springs Mountain Park, Moreno Valley.  From the 60 Freeway, take the Frederick St./Pigeon Pass Road exit and head north (right if you’re […]

Top 13 of 13!

With almost 100 hikes posted – including diverse destinations as Joshua Tree National Park, the Channel Islands, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Gaviota State Park – there’s no doubt that 2013 […]

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Zev Yaroslavsky Las Virgenes Highland Park

Zev Yarosolavsky Las Virgenes Highland Park Location: Las Virgenes Road north of Highway 101 in Calabasas.  From Highway 101, head north on Las Virgenes Road (left if you’re coming from […]

0:00 - Beginning of the hike on Rosa Drew Drive (click thumbnails to see the full sized versions)

Mason Regional Park

  Mason Regional Park Location: Irvine.  Free parking is available on the corner of Rosa Drew Drive and Tamarack Way.  From I-405, take the Jeffrey Rd./Unviersity Dr. exit.  Head west […]