Tag: ocean

El Matador Beach

El Matador Beach  Location: 32210 Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.  From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway for 24 miles.  Turn left into the signed parking lot for El Matador Beach (just after Trancas Canyon Road and before Encinal Canyon Road.)  Parking is $8 per car per day. Agency: State of California Distance: 0.8 miles…

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Abalone Cove

Abalone Cove Location: 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.  From From I-110 in San Pedro, take a left on to Gaffey St., and a quick right onto 1st St.  Go a mile and take a left onto Western Ave.  Go 1.7 miles and take a right onto 25th St.  Go a total of…

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Hernandez Ranch (Peck Park)

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Badlands Trail (Laguna Niguel)

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Palo Comado Canyon

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McBride Trail

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White Point Nature Preserve

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Valdido Trail to Aliso Peak

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Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve

  Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Location: Pacific Coast Highway between Huntington Beach and Sunset Beach, across from Bolsa Chica State Beach.  From I-405, take Seal Beach Blvd. to its end at Pacific Coast Highway and head left (south) for 4.5 miles.  You’ll pass the entrance to the reserve (across the street from the beach), and…

Bolsa Chica, Huntington Beach, CA

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Terranea Beach Sea Caves

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Corona Del Mar Sea Caves

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Dana Point Sea Caves

 Dana Point Sea Caves Location: Dana Point.  From I-5, take the Pacific Coast Highway exit.  Go 1.3 miles west and take a left on Dana Harbor Drive and go 1.3 more miles to the end. Agency:  Ocean Institute Distance: 1.4 miles Elevation gain: level Suggested time: 1 hour Difficulty rating: PG Best season: All year,…

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Point Dume to Paradise Cove

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