Catalina Island as seen from the Alta Vicente Reserve, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Alta Vicente Reserve

Alta Vicente Reserve Location: Upper Point Vicente Park, 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes. From downtown Redondo Beach, take Palos Verdes Drive West south from Pacific Coast Highway. Follow it […]

0:12 - Indian Paintbrush on the west trail

Dominguez Gap Wetlands (Long Beach)

Dominguez Gap Wetlands (Long Beach) Location: Del Mar Avenue and Virginia Vista Court, Bixby Knolls neighborhood of Long Beach.  From the 405 Freeway, take the Long Beach Blvd. exit and […]

Looking up from the bottom of the dune

Sand Dune Park (Manhattan Beach)

Sand Dune Park (Manhattan Beach) Location: 33rd St. and Bell Avenue, Manhattan Beach.  From the 405 Freeway, take the Rosecrans Avenue exit and head west for 2.5 miles.  Turn left […]

Cabrillo Beach

Cabrillo Beach & Pier

Cabrillo Beach & Pier Location: San Pedro.  From the south end of I-110, take Gaffey Street south for 1.4 miles.  Turn left on 19th St., go 0.3 miles and turn […]

View from the Vista Del Norte Trail

Vista Del Norte Trail

Vista Del Norte Trail Location: Rolling Hills Estates, on the corner of Indian Peak Road and Norris Center Drive. From I-405, take the Hawthorne Blvd. exit and drive south for […]

Woodlands in the Linden Chandler Preserve

Linden H. Chandler Preserve

Linden H. Chandler Preserve Location: Palos Verdes Peninsula.  From Los Angeles and points north, take I-110 south to Pacific Coast Highway.  Turn right and go 1.5 miles to Western.  Turn […]

Sea Dahlia trail at Abalone Cove

Abalone Cove

Abalone Cove Location: 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.  From From I-110 in San Pedro, take a left on to Gaffey St., and a quick right onto 1st […]

View of the Long Beach ports from Hernandez Ranch

Hernandez Ranch (Peck Park)

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No, not Anacapa: Flowers and ocean views from the Flying Mane Trail

Barn Own Trail via Flying Mane Trail

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View from the hilltop near Howlett Park

Hilltop from Ernie Howlett Park

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Footbridge in Miraleste Canyon

Canada Trails Loop (Miraleste Canyon)

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On the Jack's Hat Trail

Upper Filiorum Preserve

Upper Filiorum Preserve Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, off Pacifica Drive.  From I-110, take the Pacific Coast Highway exit.  Head west (right if you’re coming from the north, left if from […]

Flowers and ocean view from the McBride Trail

McBride Trail

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On the Siena Loop Trail

Siena Loop Trail

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