Los Angeles Hikes

Located on the west end of the San Gabriel Mountain Range, Trail Canyon tends to surprise visitors with its gorgeous 40-foot cascading falls. Trail Canyon Falls is one of Los Angeles’ most scenic waterfalls and for good reason, the beautiful half-circle cutout of granite cut by the water over the years makes for some spectacular photos. […]

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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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Synopsis: Deep in the mountain high tops of Beverly Hills sits Franklin Canyon Park, which contains comfortable shaded trails and great reservoir views. A very easy and kid friendly hike which may include duck and turtle watching at one of the reservoir shores. A 1.4 mile loop can be made from the trails of the park to […]

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In a deep and dreary Millard canyon floor sits an old reminder of the gold rush. Long forgotten tunnels and caves In the early 1850’s prospectors looking to get rich in California built mines that began to dot the mountains of the San Gabriels. Dawn Mine is no exception to that spur of activity that drew […]

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The edge of Point Dume is a beautiful piece of land protected by the natural preserve and is the southern most tip of Malibu. The views allow sight of the stretching Pacific Coast Highway and miles of some of the best beach coastline around Malibu. The trails are many and interwoven, not very steep and fairly short. […]

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Fish Canyon Falls is a beautiful 80-foot three-tiered waterfall tucked away in Fish Canyon of Azusa, Ca. The path to the falls travels through underbrush, thickets of trees and finally follows the bends of the canyon to the falls. Fish Canyon is also rich with history, once being a settlement for over 200 cabins. But because of a […]

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Century Dam is a lesser known secret of Malibu Creek State Park. It offers amazing views and an adventurous experience for those willing to take lesser known trails to get there. During the spring and rainy seasons, this dam has water rushing over the side of it in an unstoppable manner. One of the coolest […]

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Santa Ynez Canyon in Topanga State Park is a slot-shaped canyon with massive white walls and a more-or-less dormant waterfall. The hike to the canyon is beautiful and lush. When heading down to the canyon you can see all the way to Catalina Island on a clear day. Great to enjoy the immense views on the way to […]

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  The change of seasons and emergence of rain bring quite the transformation to the rolling hills of the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon. Winter to Spring, grey to green, dry to lush. The green of these hills are unreal and excite the eyes. Endless rolling hills that can be explored for miles and miles. Interloping trails […]

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