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 […]

Winnetka Ridge Trail, Woodland Hills, CA

Winnetka Ridge Trail

Winnetka Ridge Trail Location: Woodland Hills. From Highway 101, take the Winnetka Ave. exit and head south (left if you’re coming from L.A., right if you’re coming from Ventura). Follow […]

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 […]

Foothill Trail, Los Padres National Forest, Ojai, CA

Pratt/Foothill Loop (Ojai)

Pratt/Foothill Loop (Ojai) Location: Foothills north of Ojai. From Highway 101, take Highway 33 north for 13.2 miles to downtown Ojai. Follow Ojai Ave (Higway 150) for a mile and […]

Start of the Arroyo Burro Trail, Los Padres National Forest, Santa Barbara

Arroyo Burro Loop

Arroyo Burro Loop Location: Los Padres National Forest north of Santa Barbara. From Highway 101, take Highway 154 north for 7.8 miles to East Camino Cielo. Take a hard right […]

La Vida Trail, Chino HIlls State Park

Sonome Canyon Loop (Chino Hills State Park)

Sonome Canyon Loop (Chino Hills State Park) Location: Olinda Village, Carbon Canyon, northeast Orange County. From the 57 Freeway, take the Lambert Rd. exit and head east for 4.4 miles […]

NR Ascent

Nicholas Ridge Motorway

Nicholas Ridge Motorway 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 23) north […]

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 […]

View from the top of the Olinda Oil Museum Trail

Olinda Oil Museum Trail

Olinda Oil Museum Trail Location: Olinda Oil Museum, 4025 Santa Fe Rd, Brea. From the 57 Freeway, take the Lambert Road exit and head east for a total of 2.4 […]

Wilson East View

Mt. Wilson/Devore Camp Loop

Mt. Wilson/Devore Camp Loop Location:  Just below the summit of Mt. Wilson.  From I-210, follow Highway 2 (the Angeles Crest Highway) northeast for 14 miles to Mt. Wilson/Red Box Road.  […]

SHWL Bard Lake

Sunset Hills/Woodridge Loop

Sunset Hills/Woodridge Loop Location: Erbes Road, Thousand Oaks. From the south, take the 23 Freeway to Sunset Hills Blvd.  Turn right and go 0.2 miles to Erbes Road.  Turn left […]

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 […]

VF Black Oaks

Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle

Valley Forge Trail Camp from Eaton Saddle Location: Eaton Saddle, Angeles National Forest.  From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (Highway 2) northeast for 14 miles.  Take […]