Oak tree, Conover Fire Road, Lake View Terrace, CA

Conover Loop (Lake View Terrace)

Conover Loop (Lake View Terrace) Location: Lake View Terrace. Parking is available on Foothill Blvd. on the north side of the road, just southeast of the bridge crossing Big Tujunga […]

San Fernando Valley as seen from the Kagel Truck Trail, Angeles National Forest, CA

Kagel Mountain

Kagel Mountain Location: Western San Gabriel Mountains near the San Fernando Valley.   From I-210 in Sunland, take the Foothill Blvd. (Osborne St. if you’re coming from the west) exit […]

Kratka Ridge, Angeles National Forest

Kratka Ridge

Kratka Ridge Location: Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) northeast for 36.5 miles to the Vista Day Use Area, shortly past the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ferndell, Griffith Park, Los Angeles

Vermont Canyon to Ferndell (Griffith Park)

Vermont Canyon to Ferndell (Griffith Park) Location: North of the Greek Theatre on Vermont Canyon Road, Griffith Park.  From I-5, take the Los Feliz Exit and head southwest (turn right […]

Lower Canyonback Trail, Santa Monica Mountains, CA

Lower Canyonback Trail

Lower Canyonback Trail Location: Eastern Santa Monica Mountains. Google Maps lists it as the “Whoops Trailhead.” From I-405, take Sunset Blvd. west for 1.3 miles. Turn right on Kenter Avenue […]

Fire road in the Angeles National Forest

Doc Larsen Loop

Doc Larsen Loop Location: Lakeview Terrace at the corner of Dominica Ave. and Jimenez St. From I-210, take the Wheatland Ave. exit. Follow it north (turn right if you’re coming […]

Trail to Strawberry Potrero, Angeles National Forest

Strawberry Potrero via Red Box

Strawberry Potrero via Red Box Location: Red Box Picnic Area, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway northeast for 14 miles and park at […]

Wildwood Canyon Park trail head, Santa Clarita, CA

Wildwood Canyon (Santa Clarita)

Wildwood Canyon (Santa Clarita) Location: Santa Clarita. From the 14 Freeway, take the Newhall Ave. exit and head west (left if you’re coming from L.A.; right if from Palmdale). Follow […]

Deep Creek, San Bernardino National Forest, CA

Deep Creek Hot Springs via Bowen Ranch

Deep Creek Hot Springs via Bowen Ranch Location: Northwest San Bernardino Mountains between Hesperia and Lake Arrowhead. From I-15 in Hesperia, head east on Main Street for 7.2 miles. Just […]

Las Llajas Trail Head, Simi Valley, CA

Coquina Mine via Las Llajas Canyon

Coquina Mine via Las Llajas Canyon Location: Evening Sky Drive, Simi Valley. From the 118 Freeway, take the Yosemite Ave. exit. Head north (turn right if you’re coming from the […]

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 […]

SHC Oaks (2)

Slaughterhouse Canyon (Murrieta)

Slaughterhouse Canyon (Murrieta) Location: Murrieta, near the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve. From I-15, take the Clinton Keith Road exit and follow it southeast for 4 miles to Avenida La […]

Panoramic view from the trails of East Walker Ranch, Santa Clarita Valley, CA

East Walker Ranch (Santa Clarita)

East Walker Ranch (Santa Clarita) Location: Santa Clarita, Placerita Canyon.  From L.A., take the 14 Freeway north to Placerita Canyon Road.  Turn right and go 3.4 miles and look for […]

View of Big Tujunga Canyon from the summit of Strawberry Peak, Angeles National Forest, CA

Strawberry Peak

Strawberry Peak Location: Red Box Picnic Area, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway northeast for 14 miles and park at the Red Box […]

Aerial perspective of Colby Canyon, Angeles National Forest, California

Josephine Peak via Colby Trail

Josephine Peak via Colby Trail Location: Angeles National Forest. From I-210 in La Canada, take Highway 2 (Angeles Crest Highway) northeast for 10 miles to a dirt turnout by mile […]

View of the San Gabriel Mountains from the Earl Canyon Motorway, San Gabriel foothills, CA

Earl Canyon Motorway

Earl Canyon Motorway Location: La Canada Flintridge, corner of Palm Drive and La Sierra Drive. From the 210 Freeway, take the Ocean View exit and head north (turn right if […]