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Topanga, California

Topanga, California is a top outdoor spot for adventurers. From scenic trails to outdoor activities, there are plenty of must-visit attractions in and near the area. Hiking in Topanga State Park is one of the most popular activities, with its trails offering stunning views of the Santa Monica Mountains. The nearby Malibu Creek State Park is also a great spot for exploration, with plenty of trails to explore. For a more adventure, you can take a guided tour of the Malibu Canyon and explore its many hidden caves and canyons. If you're looking for a more relaxed activity, you can visit the nearby beaches and take in the views of the Pacific Ocean. There are also a variety of outdoor activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing that can be enjoyed in and near Topanga. No matter what type of activity you're looking for, Topanga is sure to have something for you. With its trails and activities, it's the perfect destination for any outdoor adventurer.

Top Spots in and near Topanga

  • Dawson Saddle, California

    Hike to Throop Peak, Mt. Hawkins, and Mt. Burnham

    8 mi / 2000 ft gain
    The trailhead, or pair of trailheads actually, is at a location on the Angeles Crest Highway (CA-2) called Dawson's Saddle.  There are a couple of parking areas along the side of the highway, and each of the pair of trailheads begins at either end of this parking area.  The trailheads aren't mark...
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  • Los Angeles County, California

    Bikepack Catalina Island

    43.5 mi / 5700 ft gain
    This is a great introductory overnight bikepacking adventure. With restaurants, water, and stores at each end of the ride, your packing list is minimal. Head out on Saturday morning and make it back in time for dinner on Sunday evening. Packing List Your Bike – I did this ride on my drop bar grav...
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