Los Angeles Hikes

The Big Horn Mine, once a living and working quarters for the miners who tenaciously worked hard to extract gold from the hillside. This mine, named after the Big Horn Sheep that roam these parts is by far the largest mine in the LA County. In 1895 it was discovered by a man named “Tom” Vincent […]

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Today, August 2nd, Los Angeles’ most popular trail reopened after a four month closure to fix a 100-year-old water pipe. Along the way the city has also made some improvements to the park, mainly water and road repairs. According to @abc7, the construction team came under budget by 1 million dollars and were ahead of […]

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After reading this article, If you care for the bear’s life, take a minute and sign the petition here. UPDATE: The petition has reached over 600 signatures! On Friday, June 24th a man was injured in his tent by a wild black bear in the Millard Canyon Campground. The man required about a dozen stitches […]

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Enjoy a mostly shaded hike, boulder and creek hoping to your delight, whilst exploring old abandoned buildings often overlooked and hidden from the more popular trails of the Murphy Ranch complex. Rustic Canyon is located in the Pacific Palisades, generally located south of the Murphy Ranch powerhouse and included in the outer boundary of Will […]

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Even as a long time resident of LA, I still find some places that happen to be absolutely amazing. Vista Hermosa Park came across as a hidden gem in the backyard of Downtown Los Angeles. “Vista Hermosa” translates to Beautiful View, and trust me, it definitely keeps to its name. An easy hike trough the local […]

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Sage Ranch Park in the Simi Hills is your boulder escape. If you’re into viewing large sandstones above massive views of the Simi Valley, you’ll enjoy this place. Take a three-mile loop which captures the essence of this park. Many optional trails have been created that visit the other ends of this hike. Some caves and […]

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The Secret Trail to Calabasas Peak is an easy going trail that winds under forestry areas and open cliff-sides. It’s an enjoyable trail that will give you constant views of the Santa Monica mountains, while not being too difficult, a good trail for beginners to intermediates. Hike Stats: Difficulty: 4/10 Distance: 2.6 miles (out and […]

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5. Rocky Peak Rocky peak will lead you on a journey through the hills of Simi valley and give you spectacular views of Simi valley and the SFV. It begins moderately difficult with a uphill climb, but then evens out and becomes easier. The valleys of this hike are filled with huge boulders and small […]

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