Day Hikes around Los Angeles Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes around Los Angeles  by Robert Stone

184pp/maps
ISBN: 1573420441

Day Hikes Around Los Angeles is the essential guide to accessing this area's green space. Despite the imminent presence of the city, there are thousands of acres of natural, undeveloped land with miles of trails. Highlights include waterfalls, weather-sculpted canyons, rock formations, filming sites, architectural ruins, and ridge walks with sweeping views. Accommodates all levels of hiking experience

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Trails from the "Day Hikes around Los Angeles" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 72.
... Preview: Abalone Cove Shoreline Park and Ecological Preserve is a federal reserve where grassy 180-foot bluffs easily access the rocky shoreline. The 80-acre preserve extends from Abalone Cove to Portuguese Po ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Redondo Beach, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Amir's Garden is a beautifully landscaped hillside with rock-lined paths, benches, and picnic tables on several layers of terraces. There is a wonderful network of trails and stairways leading through ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Arroyo Sequit Park, a former ranch, takes in 155 acres of open meadows with picnic areas and a canyon. From the meadows are panoramic views of the ocean and surrounding mountains. In the canyon is a s ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Malibu, CA - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: Beacon Hill is the easternmost hill of the 50-mile long Santa Monica Mountain Range. An illuminated beacon once resided on the top of Beacon Hill, warning aircraft of the mountains next to the Glendal ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: This is a wonderful trail to a large sandstone outcropping in the shape of a beehive called Bee Rock. There are great views of Griffith Park. The trail returns through the old Los Angeles Zoo along it ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: The bird sanctuary loop is a short hike through a pastoral wooded glen. The trail is shaded by large eucalyptus and pine trees. A stream flows through the lush glen, and a footbridge crosses over the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: Upper Franklin Canyon Park is home to the Sooky Goldman Nature Center and the William O. Douglas Outdoor Classroom, providing educational programs to the public and local schools. The Blinderman Trail ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Beverly Hills, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Bluff Cove and Lunada Bay are both crescent-shaped rocky beach pockets resting beneath sheer, terraced cliffs. They are popular with surfers and tidepoolers. The path begins at Flat Rock Point and lea ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Redondo Beach, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: At the southwest corner of Griffith Park is a fun, short hike to one of Hollywood's most frequently filmed caves. Originally a quarry, the crushed rock from the caves was used to pave the streets of a ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Brush Canyon is a beautiful yet lightly traveled trail in Griffith Park. The hike begins in a forest of sycamore and oak trees. The trail climbs into a drier chaparral and shrub terrain in the undevel ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Hollywood, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Caballero Canyon, on the north border of Topanga State Park, offers easy access to a network of hiking and biking trails. The trailhead is in Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park, a grassy hillside p ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Tarzana, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: The Calabasas Peak Trail passes great geological formations. There are tilted sandstone slabs with ribs and large, weathered sandstone outcroppings. Along the trail are views into Red Rock Canyon, Col ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Malibu, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Charmlee Park has a network of interconnecting trails throughout its 460 acres. Most of the park trails are old ranch roads. The trails cross grassy rolling meadows, passing oak groves, rock outcroppi ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Malibu, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Cheeseboro Canyon is a lush stream-fed canyon with large valley oaks, gnarled coast live oaks, and sycamores. The hike follows an old abandoned ranch road on a gentle grade up the forested canyon bott ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Thousand Oaks, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: China Flat, a newer addition to the Cheeseboro/Palo Comado Canyons site, is a high, oak-dotted grassland meadow with sedimentary rock outcroppings. The flat is perched on the west side of Palo Comado ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Thousand Oaks, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The Chumash Trail ascends the west flank of Rocky Peak in the Santa Susana Mountains east of Simi Valley. The trail winds up the chaparral cloaked mountainside to the ridge north of Rocky Peak, passin ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Simi Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The 700-acre Cold Creek Canyon Preserve has a lush, creek-fed canyon with small cascades and waterfalls. The trail winds down the canyon through chaparral, maples, bays, sycamores, and oak woodlands. ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Malibu, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: The Cold Creek Valley Preserve sits in a flat bowl set among craggy sandstone peaks. It is home to a wide assortment of plant communities and flowers. Cold Creek flows through the valley preserve and ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Malibu, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Coldwater Canyon Park (44 acres) is home to TreePeople Park, a non-profit educational facility known for planting more than a million trees. TreePeople, which maintains and improves Coldwater Canyon P ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Van Nuys, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Corriganville Park, at the eastern end of Simi Valley, was an old movie ranch. It was the setting to about a thousand movie and television shows between 1937 and 1965, including The Lone Ranger, Gunsm ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes around Los Angeles"
Simi Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2