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  • Hike to the Parker Mesa Overlook

    This 5.4-mile out-and back trail takes off from the end of the residential area of Paseo Miramar. Once you hike a little less than a quarter mile in, you'll connect with Los Liones Canyon Trail. Continue on Paseo Miramar Trail, which in another 2....

    5.4 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Camp at Manzanita Loop in Chilao Campground

    Chilao Camp is located at an elevation of 5,300 feet, in the San Gabriel Mountains, and is divided into two different loops called the Manzanita and Pine.This specific adventure is for the Manzanita Loop, which is pretty much known as the more sce...

  • Stand Up Paddle (SUP) in Huntington Harbor

    Huntington Harbor is the perfect location for an easy and relaxing stand up paddle board session. Here you will get to enjoy the view of the houses by the harbor, some boats sailing by, and some low bridges you'll have to paddle through while duck...

  • Hike the Castle Rock Trail at Big Bear Lake

    Follow the directions to the trail head, and park on the side of the road. You will see a sign that says Castle Rock Trail, and the path is directly behind that sign.The hike up to the peak is steep, sandy, and very rocky, so shoes with good tract...

    2.7 miles 757 ft gain

  • Hike Red Rock Canyon to Calabasas Peak

    When you get to the parking lot be sure to pay the $5 parking fee. You will need to place this in the provided envelope and drop it in the iron ranger. Start the hike by following the fire road behind the gate. About a couple of yards in, you will...

    4.2 miles 1066 ft gain

  • Hike Mugu Peak Loop via Chumash Trail

    From the parking lot at the trailhead, follow the steep trail going up the mountain. This part is quite challenging, so I recommend stretching out your legs before starting the hike. Once you reach the top, you will see your first junction. Go rig...

    6.5 miles 1255 ft gain

  • Hike the Santa Paula Punch Bowls

    This is an 8.5 mile trail, out and back. Parking is available along Ojai St, and the trail starts at the entrance of Thomas Aquinas College. Follow the paved road which goes around the school, until you reach a fork on the road, then stay right. T...

    8.5 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike China Flat Trail to Simi Peak

    From the trailhead, simply follow the trail headed up the mountain. The first 2 miles is the hardest part of the hike, because of the steep ascent. Continue on until you hit a junction. Turn left, and you will eventually see an old rusty gate, and...

    6 miles 1250 ft gain

  • Photograph Wildflowers at Carrizo Plain National Monument

    Driving in from Hwy 58 East, you will be passing through a grapevine, and through some hills. Once you hit the Seven Mile Road, you will start to see fields of yellow flowers all around you - this is where the adventure starts. Just continue to dr...

  • Hike the Creamery Meadow Trail to Molera Beach

    Entrance to the parking lot is $10 per car, and once you get in be sure to use the restroom before you head for the trail, since you will likely spend a good amount of time out there.Look for the sign that says Creamery Meadow Trail. You'll know i...

    2 miles

  • Hike up Chatsworth Park North

    From the parking lot, make your way through the park until you reach the bottom of a hill filled with huge rocks and boulders. It is very hard to miss.From here, you can pick any trail you wish. They will all lead up to the top. There's a lot of r...

    1 miles

  • Catch a Sunrise or Sunset at Palisades Park in Porter Ranch

    From the 118 FWY, exit Reseda and head north until you pass by Calle Vista Circle. Once passed, make a U-turn and park on the side of the street.Here you will find the trailhead for the Palisades Trail Hike. To get to the scenic lookout, simply wa...

  • Hike Stoney Point Park

    Once you've parked along Topanga Canyon Blvd, make your way down the street and start the trail off near the steel gate, close to the horse stables. As you make your way in, you will notice some rock climbers practicing on the lower elevation rock...

    1 miles

  • Explore Vasquez Rocks

    This is a Natural Park Area located in Santa Clarita, within the Sierra Pelona Mountains. It features amazing diagonal rock formations, created because of the force between two tectonic plates pushing against each other.This place is a photographe...

  • Hike to the Top of Point Dume

    From the parking lot, make your way towards Point Dume. You will find the entrance to the trail at the end of the lot. The trail is a bit sandy, but fairly easy. Be careful of the cactus plants along the trail!Make your way up towards the cliff an...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Sunrise in Zabriskie Point in Death Valley

    Getting to the top of Zabriskie Point is very easy, about a quick 3-5 minute walk from the parking lot. Come here an hour or so before the sunrise, so you can enjoy star gazing before the horizon is lit up by the sun.Just before the sun rises, you...

  • Sunset & Stargazing at El Matador Beach

    Headed for north on the Pacific Coast Highway, you will find the El Matador State Beach sign on the right about 5 miles past Point Dume. If you reach Leo Carrillo State Park you're already too far. The off-road parking for El Matador Beach gets fu...

  • Photographing Northern Lights in Banff National Park

    The Northern Lights come and go so quickly, so before heading out to chase them, be sure to research if they will be active that night. A very active storm would me that it will be easy to see the Northern Lights in the southern part of Alberta.La...

  • Explore Dante's View in Death Valley

    From the parking lot, you will already be greeted by this great view of Badwater Basin. You will also see trails which go further out. Follow the trail to the edge to get amazing 360 views of Death Valley. You will get to see different mountain ra...

  • Explore Trona Pinnacles at Night

    The Trona Pinnacles can be accessed through a 5 mile BLM dirt road (RM143), from the State Highway 178. Vehicles which are 2 wheel drives are okay to enter, but be aware that after heavy rains it's not safe to pass, because you may get stuck in th...

  • Hike the Top of Topanga Overlook

    The Top of Topanga Overlook is where you can simply park your car, and sit in one of the benches to view the San Fernando Valley. But there is one hiking trail in that area which lets you get better vantage points, as well as a quick workout.Once ...

    1 miles 1613 ft gain

  • Exploring The Valley Of Fire

    The Valley of Fire is literally what it is.. FIRE. We went the end of summer and it was very hot! About 109 degrees. But this did not stop us from exploring this gorgeous place.On the way from Las Vegas, we had to pass through some mountains. It w...