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Plunge Creek Truck Trail, Highland, CA

Shelton/Plunge Creek Loop (Highland)

Shelton/Plunge Creek Loop (Highland) Location: Base Line Road, Highland. From the 210 Freeway, take the Base Line Road exit and head east for 2.8 miles. On the left, you will […]

Twin Peaks, Poway, CA

Twin Peaks (Poway)

Twin Peaks (Poway) Location: Silverset Park, Poway. From the Interstate 15/Highway 56 interchange, take the Ted Williams Parkway exit and head east for 2.5 miles. Turn right on Twin Peaks […]

Hollenbeck Canyon, San Diego County, CA

Hollenbeck Canyon

Hollenbeck Canyon Location: Near Jamul, east of San Diego. From the junction with Highway 125, take Highway 94 east for 5 miles. At Jamacha Junction, turn right onto Campo Road, […]

Warlock Mine, Julian, CA

Old Banner Toll Road/Warlock Mine

Old Banner Toll Road/Warlock Mine Location: East of Julian at the end of Woodland Road. On highway 78, one mile east of central Julian, 21 miles east of Ramona and […]

Big Bear Lake as seen from Gold Peak, California

Top 15 hikes of ’15!

Thank you readers for your continued support and encouragement of this website! In 2015, NHLA received more traffic than any other year. The site continued expanding into the outdoors/hiking community, […]

Oaks on Garcia Road, Malibu, CA

Garcia/Ceram Loop (Santa Monica Mountains)

Garcia/Ceram Loop (Santa Monica Mountains) Location: Northwest of Malibu. From Pacific Coast Highway, 21 miles south of Ventura and 25 miles north of Santa Monica, take Decker Canyon Road (Highway […]

San Gabriel Mountains as seen from Mt. Tom, Glendale, CA

Mount Tom via Las Flores Motorway

Mount Tom via Las Flores Motorway Location: Glendale, on the corner of Sunshine Drive and Balmoral Drive. From the San Fernando Valley, take the 134 Freeway east to Glendale Blvd. […]

Woods at Dos Picos County Park, Ramona, CA

Dos Picos County Park

Dos Picos County Park Location: Southwest of Ramona, San Diego County. From Poway, take Highway 67 north to Mussey Grade Road (8.6 miles north of the intersection with Poway Road). […]

LCMR Ranch and Oak

Liberty Canyon to Morrison Ranch

Liberty Canyon to Morrison Ranch Location: Liberty Canyon Trail Head, Agoura Hills. From the 101 Freeway, take the Liberty Canyon exit (34) and head north. The trail head will be […]

Potato Chip Rock, Mt. Woodson, San Diego, CA

Mt. Woodson/Potato Chip Rock (East approach)

Mt. Woodson/Potato Chip Rock (East approach) Location: Highway 67 between Ramona and Poway. Use the address 16310 CA-67, Ramona, CA for an approximate location. Parking is available next to the […]

View of Granite and Stonewall from Cuyamaca Peak, San Diego County, CA

Cuyamaca Peak

Cuyamaca 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 […]

Sunny Jim Cave, La Jolla, CA

La Jolla Coast Walk

La Jolla Coast Walk Location: La Jolla. From the north, take the La Jolla Village Drive exit. Turn right and follow La Jolla Village Drive 0.7 miles to Torrey Pines […]

Wetlands at Tablert Nature Preserve, Orange County, CA

Talbert Nature Preserve

Talbert Nature Preserve Location: There are several access points. The hike described below begins at Fairview Park, Placentia Ave, Costa Mesa. From the 405 Freeway, take the Harbor Blvd. exit […]

Serra Cross, Ventura, CA

Serra Cross from Grant Park (Ventura)

Serra Cross from Grant Park (Ventura) Location: Behind City Hall, Ventura. From the south and east, take the 101 Freeway to the California St. exit (70A). Turn right and follow […]


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