Topanga Overlook from Trippet Ranch Location: Santa Monica Mountains, north of Malibu. From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway north for 6.1 miles and then
Temescal Peak via Temescal Ridge Trail Location: Pacific Palisades. From the end of I-10, take Pacific Coast Highway northwest for 4.4 miles to Sunset Blvd.
Rivas Canyon Trail Location: Temescal Gateway Park. From the Pacific Coast Highway, take Temescal Canyon Road for a mile to its end at Sunset Blvd.
Bienvenida Loop (Topanga State Park) Location: Topanga State Park, between Malibu and Santa Monica. From Santa Monica, take the Pacific Coast Highway and turn right
Los Liones Trail Location: Topanga State Park, between Malibu and Santa Monica. From Santa Monica, take the Pacific Coast Highway and turn right on Sunset
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