Tag: Los Angeles

Upper Tar Creek Falls – Los Padres National Forest

Where: Los Padres National Forest Mileage: 5.4 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain/loss: 1500 feet Recommended: Water, bathing suit, towel To get to the trailhead:¬†About a 2 hour drive from Downtown Los Angeles. In Ventura County, once you hit the city of Fillmore, take A… Continue Reading “Upper Tar Creek Falls – Los Padres National Forest”

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East Fork Trail – San Gabriel Mountains

Where: San Gabriel Mountains Mileage: 10.2 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 900 feet Recommended: Water, picnic stuff, bathing suit, towel To get to the trailhead: Take 210 freeway, in Azusa take Route 39 North. After 11.6 miles and passing two reservoirs (Morris and San… Continue Reading “East Fork Trail – San Gabriel Mountains”

Mt. Baldy – Angeles National Forest

Where: Angeles National Forest Mileage: 11.25 Difficulty: Strenuous Elevation gain: 4,000 feet Recommended: Weatherproof jacket, lots of water, camera, food, cash/card To get to the trailhead off of 210 freeway take the exit Mountain Avenue and make sure you are heading North into the… Continue Reading “Mt. Baldy – Angeles National Forest”

Mt. Waterman – San Gabriel Mountains

Where: San Gabriel Mountains Mileage: 6.0 miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation gain: 1,300 feet Recommended: Water, picnic stuff To get to the trailhead: Take 210 freeway and head northeast on Angeles Crest Highway (CA 2) for 35 miles. Find a small parking area on the… Continue Reading “Mt. Waterman – San Gabriel Mountains”

Rustic Canyon Loop – Will Rogers State Park

Where: Will Rogers State Park Mileage: 5.0 miles Difficulty: Easy Elevation gain: 200 feet Recommended: Water, picnic stuff To get to the trailhead: Take Sunset Boulevard at the light turn north Will Rogers State Park Road. Drive about 3/4 of a mile up the… Continue Reading “Rustic Canyon Loop – Will Rogers State Park”

Malibu Creek State Park

Where: Malibu Creek State Park Mileage: 10.0 miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Swimsuit, camera Once again we needed to get out of the hussle and bussle of the city and decided to make it a closer one day trip.¬† Since it was summer we decided… Continue Reading “Malibu Creek State Park”

Sullivan Canyon

Where: Sullivan Canyon Mileage: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Medium Recommended: Hiking shoes, lots of water This time my sister got to pick where we were going and she decided to go into a place that looked like just the backyard of a neighborhood. It could… Continue Reading “Sullivan Canyon”

Escondido they were

Where: Escondido Canyon Park, Malibu Mileage: 3.5miles Difficulty: Easy Recommended: Early morning, Spring after rain 3.5 miles total. That’s it, but still it was wonderful. Escondido Falls are in Malibu and today there were so many people. We actually recommend going early in the… Continue Reading “Escondido they were”

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