Tag: Health

Newhall Pass Open Space

Location: There are two trail heads, both off of the Old Road. This write-up assumes a start from the northern trail head. The approximate address is 23110 The Old Road, Newhall, CA 91231. From Valencia, take I-5 south to Calgrove Blvd./exit 166. Bear right and follow Calgrove Blvd, which becomes the Old Road, for a…

Newhall Pass Open Space, Santa Clarita, CA

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El Dorado Ranch Park (Yucaipa)

Location: Oak Glen Road, Yucaipa. From Interstate 10, take the Oak Glen Road/Live Oak Canyon exit (85) and head northeast for 6.8 miles. The park entrance will be on your left. Alternately, from points south and east, take Interstate 10 to Oak Valley Parkway (exit 92). Head east on Oak Valley Parkway for 1.4 miles…

El Dorado Ranch Park, Yucaipa, CA

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Whisper Ranch Trail (Yucaipa)

 Whisper Ranch Trail (Yucaipa) Location: Eastern Yucaipa. From I-10, take the County Line Rd. exit (87) and head east fo 3.3 miles to the road’s end in a cul-de-sac. The trail leaves from the end of the road. Agency: City of Yucaipa Distance: 1.6 miles Elevation gain: 300 feet Difficulty Rating: G Suggested time: 45…

View from Whisper Ranch Trail, Yucaipa, CA

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Elsmere Canyon Loop

Elsmere Canyon Loop Location: Santa Clarita.  From the 14 Freeway, take the Newhall Ave. exit.  If you’re coming from the south, turn right; the north, left, and drive to the end of the street and park in the dirt lot.  (If the lot is full, you may need to use the lower lot, where there…

Geology in Elsmere Canyon Open Space, Santa Clarita, CA

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Las Flores Canyon/Cobb Estate

Las Flores Canyon/Cobb Estate Location: Altadena (North of Pasadena), on the corner of Lake Avenue and Loma Alta Drive. From I-210 in Pasadena, take the Lake Avenue exit and head north (left if you are coming from the west, right if from the east) and go 3.6 miles to where Lake Avenue meets Loma Alta…

Las Flores Canyon, Altadena, CA

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Torrey Pines Extension

Torrey Pines Extension Location: Del Mar, north of the main section of the Torrey Pines State Reserve. From I-5, take the Carmel Valley Road exit (signed as exit 33 also for Highway 56 if you’re coming from the north; signed as exit 33B if you’re coming from the south). Head west on Carmel Valley Road…

Torrey Pines at Torrey Pines Extension, San Diego, CA

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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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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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Irvine Mesa

Irvine Mesa Location: Silverado Elementary School, 7531 East Santiago Canyon Road, Silverado. From the 55 Freeway, take the Chapman Ave. exit. Head east for 11.2 miles (Chapman becomes East Santiago Canyon Road en route). Half a mile past the intersection with Silverado Canyon Road, look for the school’s blue and white sign on the left…

Irvine Mesa, Orange County, CA

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