Due to the rising popularity of this road on Instagram, Grimes Canyon in Ventura County is quickly becoming one of the most photographed roads in so-cal. A mini 10 minute hike will bring you up the side of a hill for a perfect shot of this scenic curvy road. Any type of shoes will work for this mini-hike as it will be over before you know it. Pick a spot along the hillside to capture the road.
Where to Park and hike:
Park on the dirt at this address: 8884 Grimes Canyon Rd.
Or use these coordinates: 34.341194, -118.904784
After Parking look behind you and you will see a footpath carved out by other photographers. Take this path up the hill, it’s easy to navigate, if a little steep.
Pick a spot alongside the hill to get some shots.
That’s literally all there is to it. A simple spot with some fantastic rewards. Preferably a cloudy or sunset would be nice to shoot. We woke up at 8 am and came here, the sun was still peaking over the hill behind us.