Tag: Santa Monica Mountains (East)

Rivas Canyon Trail

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. and drive into the park.  Park by the camp store.  The fee is $7 per day.  (Sometimes, free parking can be available on Sunset Blvd.) Agency: Topanga State Park/Will Rogers…

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Los Liones Trail

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 Boulevard.  Go 0.3 miles on Sunset, take a left on Los Liones and drive half a mile to the end of the street.  Park on the right side of the…

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Backbone Trail: Newton Canyon

Featured in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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Santa Ynez Canyon

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved.  Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability.  All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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Summit Valley

Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved. Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability. All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor activities. The author does not take any responsibility…

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San Vicente Mountain

As seen in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! San Vicente Mountain Location:  Northeastern Santa Monica Mountains, near the Getty Center.  From I-405, take Mulholland Drive west for 2.1 miles.  Arrive at an intersection where Mulholland continues to the left as a dirt road and Encino Hills Drive descends to the south.  Park on the street,…

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Solstice Canyon

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Sandstone Peak

Note: This area was damaged in the 2018 Woolsey fire. Though the trails have been opened, conditions may be different from those described in this post. Sandstone Peak Location: Western Santa Monica Mountains, between Malibu and Oxnard.  From Santa Monica, take Pacific Coast Highway 30 miles to Yerba Buena Road.   Yerba Buena Road is…

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Topanga Overlook

Featured in the Nobody Hikes in L.A. Guidebook! Text and photography copyright 2010 by David W. Lockeretz, all rights reserved.  Information and opinions provided are kept current to the best of the author’s ability.  All readers hike at their own risk, and should be aware of the possible dangers of hiking, walking and other outdoor…

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