Heise Glens View

William Heise County Park (Julian)

William Heise County Park Location: Eastern San Diego County, near Julian.  On Highway 78, about 35 miles east of Escondido and a mile west of Julian, at the town of […]

Hosp Grove Park

Hosp Grove Park Location: Carlsbad, near the intersection of I-5 and Highway 78, San Diego County.  From I-5, take the Las Flores Drive exit.  Turn left if you’re coming from […]

0:05 - Single track leaving the service road (times are approximate)

Arroyo Verde Park (Ventura)

Arroyo Verde Park (Ventura) Location: Ventura, on the corner of Foothill Road and Day Road.  From L.A., take Highway 101 to Victoria Avenue.  Turn right and follow Victoria 2.3 miles […]

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 […]

Lower level of Green Valley Falls

Green Valley Falls

Green Valley Falls Location: Cuyamaca Mountains, eastern San Diego County.  From I-8, 40 miles east of San Diego, take Highway 79 north for 7 miles to the Green Valley Campground. […]

Looking north from Stonewall Peak to the Cuyamaca Reservoir

Stonewall Peak

Stonewall Peak Location: Cuyamaca Mountains, eastern San Diego County.  From I-8, 40 miles east of San Diego, take Highway 79 north for 12 miles to the Paso Pacacho Campground on […]

West Coyote Hills Tree Park

West Coyote Hills Tree Park (Fullerton)

West Coyote Hills Tree Park  (Fullerton) Location: Coyote Hills Drive and Vintage Way, Fullerton.  From the 91 Freeway, take the Beach exit (highway 39) and head north for 3 miles.  Turn […]

Lake Henshaw from the trail to Love Valley

Love Valley

Love Valley Location: Cleveland National Forest, in the foothills southeast of the Palomar Mountains near Santa Ysabel.  From Interstate 15 south of Temecula, take highway 76 west for 30.3 miles. […]

Pines on the Fry Creek Trail

Fry Creek Loop Trail

Fry Creek Loop Trail Location: Cleveland National Forest near Pala.  From Interstate 15 south of Temecula, take highway 76 west for 21 miles.  Turn left on county road S-6 (South […]

Sea cave on El Matador Beach

El Matador Beach

El Matador Beach  Location: 32210 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.  From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway for 24 miles.  Turn left into the signed parking lot for El Matador […]

On the Red Rock Canyon Trail

Red Rock Canyon Park (Topanga)

Red Rock Canyon Park (Topanga) Location: Topanga.  From P.C.H., drive north on Topanga Canyon Blvd. (route 27) for 4.3 miles.  Turn left on Old Topanga Canyon Road, drive 1.8 miles […]

Ocean view from Malibu Bluffs

Malibu Bluffs Park

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Ocean view from Piuma Ridge

Piuma Overlook

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In Whitney Canyon

Whitney Canyon

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Pond at the San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary

San Joaquin Wildlife Sanctuary: South Loop

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Ocean view from Badlands Park

Badlands Trail (Laguna Niguel)

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On the trail in Gum Grove Park

Gum Grove Park

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Big Falls

Big Falls

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Ocean view from Big Rock Lateral

Big Rock Lateral (Tuna Canyon Park)

Big Rock Lateral (Tuna Canyon Park) Location: Santa Monica Mountains between Topanga and Malibu.  From Pacific Coast Highway, head north on Topanga Canyon Blvd. for 3.8 miles. Turn left on […]

Nature trail in Sycamore Canyon Park

Sycamore Canyon Park (Diamond Bar)

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