Tag: Adventure

Occidental Peak

Occidental Peak Location: Near Mt. Wilson in the Angeles National Forest. From the 210 Freeway in La Canada, head northeast on the Angeles Crest Highway (highway 2) for 14 miles. Turn right on Mt. Wilson/Red Box Rd. and drive 3.8 miles. Park in a dirt turnout on the left side of the road, just before…

Pines on Occidental Peak, Angeles National Forest

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Mt. Lewis

Mt. Lewis Location: Dawson Gap, Angeles National Forest. From I-210 in La Canada, take the Angeles Crest Highway (route 2) northeast for 45 miles to Dawson Gap. Park on the north side of the road, at a turnout near mile marker 69.6. From I-15, head west on Highway 138 for 8.6 miles. Turn left on…

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Johnson Mountain Way (Chatsworth)

Johnson Mountain Way (Chatsworth) Location: Iverson St., Chatsworth. Parking is available at the side of the road outside the entrance to the Indian Springs community, usually under the 118 Freeway overpass. From Simi Valley, take the 118 Freeway to Rocky Peak Rd. Turn right and make an immediate left onto Santa Susana Pass Rd. Go…

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Parma Park (Santa Barbara)

Parma Park (Santa Barbara) Location: Stanwood Drive, Santa Barbara. From the east, take Highway 101 to the Salinas St. exit (95). Head northwest on Salinas St. for 0.8 miles. At the rotary, take the second exit for Sycamore Canyon Road/Highway 144. Follow it 1.1 miles to its end at Stanwood St./Highway 192. Turn left and…

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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 Rd. and go 0.4 miles. Turn left on Silverset St. and drive 0.2 miles to the park. From points north, take Interstate 15 south to…

Twin Peaks, Poway, CA

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Tangerine Falls

Tangerine Falls Location: Montecito, south of Santa Barbara. From Highway 101, take the Olive Mill Road exit (94A) and head north (left if you’re coming from Santa Barbara; right if from Ventura or L.A.)  Go a total of 2 miles (Olive Mill becomes Hot Springs Road along the way) to East Mountain Drive.  Turn left…

Tangerine Falls, Santa Barbara, CA

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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 Newhall Ave. a total of 1.7 miles. Note that you will need to stay in the left lane to stay on Newhall when it intersects…

Wildwood Canyon Park trail head, Santa Clarita, CA

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