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.

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Explore Vasquez Rocks

This is a Natural Park Area located in Santa Clarita, within the Sierra Pelona Mountains.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Stand Up Paddle (SUP) in Huntington Harbor

Huntington Harbor is the perfect location for an easy and relaxing stand up paddle board session.

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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.

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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.

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Photograph Wildflowers at Carrizo Plain National Monument

Driving in from Hwy 58 East, you will be passing through a grapevine, and through some hills.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Explore Trona Pinnacles at Night

The Trona Pinnacles can be accessed through a 5 mile BLM dirt road (RM143), from the State Highway 178.

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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.

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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.

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