Tag: Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

Top 17 of ’17!

Thank you readers and hikers for a great 2017! This year saw a record setting amount of traffic to the site, a successful Opt Outside food drive on Black Friday, the site’s inclusion on the Mad Outdoorist’s list of top outdoor blogs and the posting of more than 100 new hikes – ranging from volcanic…

Rattlesnake Peak, Angeles National Forest, CA

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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, networking with other sites such as SoleLabz and being featured as a resource by  outlets such as Inside Hook, CBS Local, We Like LA and…

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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 the left side of the road, past the fire station.   (Note the sharp left turn after 2 miles on Highway 79; follow the signs…

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

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Top 14 hikes of ’14!

Greetings readers and hikers, I hope this has been a happy, fun and successful year for you all! As is tradition on this site, for the last post of the year we present a list of the highlights from the last 365 days. It was a banner year for NHLA – we passed one million…

View from the Sam Merrill Trail near Echo Mountain, Altadena, CA

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Green Valley Falls

Green Valley Falls Location: Cuyamaca Mountains, eastern San Diego County.  From I-8, 40 miles east of San Diego, take Highway 79 north for 7 miles to the Green Valley Campground.   (Note the sharp left turn after 2 miles on Highway 79; follow the signs for Cuyamaca Rancho State Park).  From Julian, take Highway 79…

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Stonewall Peak

Stonewall 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 the left side of the road, past the fire station.   (Note the sharp left turn after 2 miles on Highway 79; follow the signs…

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