Black oaks on the trail to Constance Peak, San Bernardino National Forest, CAonstance Peak,

Constance Peak

Constance Peak Location: Highway 38 south of Big Bear Lake. From I-10 in Redlands, take University Ave and head north for one mile. Turn right onto Lugonia/Highway 38 and follow […]

Leaving the wash on the Willow Hole Trail, Joshua Tree National Park

Willow Hole (Joshua Tree National Park)

Willow Hole  (Joshua Tree National Park) Location: Joshua Tree National Park. From Highway 62 in the town of Joshua Tree (about 6 miles east of Yucca Valley, 27 miles east […]

Cottonwod tree, Mission Creek Preserve, San Bernardino Mountains

Mission Creek Preserve

Mission Creek Preserve Location: Eastern San Bernardino Mountains, northwest of the Coachella Valley. From I-10, take Highway 62 northeast for 4.7 miles and turn left on Mission Creek Road (dirt […]

San Jacinto Mountains at dusk on the Randall Henderson Trail, Palm Desert, CA

Randall Henderson Trail

Randall Henderson Trail Location: Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument Visitors’ Center, 51500 Highway 74, Palm Desert. From I-10, take Monterey Avenue south for 9.7 miles (Monterey Avenue […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stream in Dry Canyon, North Etiwanda Preserve

North Etiwanda Preserve

North Etiwnda Preserve Location: North of Rancho Cucamonga.  From I-210, take the Day Creek Blvd. exit and drive a mile north to Wilson.  Go right on Wilson, drive half a […]

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 […]

Hemet Maze Stone

Hemet Maze Stone Location: Northwest of Hemet.  From Highway 74 (8.5 miles east of the 215 Freeway and 5 miles west of downtown Hemet) head north on California Avenue.  Follow […]

1:30 - Descending through the rocks on the Summit Trail

Idyllwild County Park (Perimeter Trail)

Idyllwild County Park (Perimeter Trail) Location: Idyllwild.  From I-10 in Banning, take Highway 243 south for 24 miles to Idyllwild.  Turn right on Maranatha Drive and almost immediately bear left […]

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 […]

0:12 - "Sacred Rock"

Tahquitz Canyon

Tahquitz Canyon Location: Tahquitz Canyon Visitors Center, 500 W. Mesquite Ave, Palm Springs.  From the Riverside area, take I-10 east to Highway 111.  Take Highway 111 southeast for 15.3 miles.  […]

0:00 - Start of the hike by the campground (click thumbnails to see the full sized versions)

Table Mountain Nature Trail

Table Mountain Nature Trail Location:  Table Mountain Campground, Angeles National Forest near Big Pines.  From I-15, take Highway 138 west for 8.6 miles.  Turn left on Highway 2 (Angeles Crest […]

0:25 - Top of the trail, junction with East Pomello (turnaround point)

Sycamore Canyon Park (Claremont)

Sycamore Canyon Park (Claremont) Location: Higginbotham Park, Claremont.  From the west, take the 210 Freeway to the Towne Ave. exit.  Turn left on Towne, cross the freeway and turn right […]