Day Hikes in Ventura County, California Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes in Ventura County, California  by Robert Stone

184pp/maps
ISBN: 1573420433

Day Hikes Around Ventura County is a comprehensive guide to 82 of the best hikes in this scenic and unique area. Hikes span from the Pacific Coast to the forested interior mountains, accommodating all levels of hiking experience. Highlights include waterfalls, swimming holes, tidepools, fern-filled canyons, extraordinary sandstone formations, and mountain-to-coast hikes with panoramic views.

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Trails from the "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 54.
... Preview: Arroyo Verde Park is a 129-acre park in Ventura. On the south end of the park is a developed 14-acre open grassy area. To the north is a natural chaparral-covered canyon area. A series of trails lead ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ventura, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Big Sycamore Canyon Trail is a one-way mountains-to-the-sea journey through the heart of Point Mugu State Park. The hike is on a service road that parallels a stream through a deep, wooded canyon ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Newbury Park, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
... Preview: The Old Boney Trail leads to a multi-layered waterfall, unofficially named Sycamore Canyon Falls, at the western edge of the Santa Monica Mountains. The waterfall is surrounded by steep sandstone rock ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Newbury Park, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Canyon View Trail climbs the east wall of Cheeseboro Canyon to a knoll overlooking Cheeseboro Canyon and the Lost Hills landfill. The Cheeseboro Canyon Trail is an abandoned ranch road that passes ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oak Park, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The hike through Cheeseboro Canyon follows along an abandoned ranch road. The trail rambles through a lush canopy of sycamore and oak trees and across rolling grasslands. From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oak Park, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.6
... Preview: The Cheeseboro Ridge Trail follows the ridge separating Cheeseboro Canyon and Las Virgenes Canyon in the Simi Hills above Agoura. From the ridge are bird’s-eye views into both canyons that extend to t ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oak Park, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: China Flat, the newest addition to the Cheeseboro Canyon/Palo Comado Canyon Site, sits beneath the shadows of Simi Peak, the highest peak in the Simi Hills. The China Flat Trail is a steep hike with a ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oak Park, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: The Chumash Trail ascends the Santa Susana Mountains in Rocky Peak Park north of Simi Valley. The trail overlooks Simi Valley, the Simi Hills, the Santa Susana Mountains, Las Llajas Canyon, and Blind ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Simi Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden in Thousand Oaks encompasses 33 acres. The garden's meandering paths lead past native plants and fruit trees and include sections of desert, Mediterranean, herb, and b ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Thousand Oaks, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Corriganville Park, an old movie ranch, was the setting to about a thousand movie and television shows between 1937 and 1965. The include The Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke, The Fugitive, Lassie, Mutiny on the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Simi Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Cozy Dell Trail climbs up a small, shaded canyon to several vista points with panoramic views into the Ojai Valley in every direction. There are great views into the Ojai Valley to the south and t ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ojai, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Dawn’s Peak, also known as Tarantula Hill, is a 400-foot rounded mound in Thousand Oaks across from the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden and Community Park. The trail spirals up the mound. From the 1,057- ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Thousand Oaks, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The Foothill Trail runs parallel to the Ojai Valley with stunning views high above Ojai. The trail connects Stewart Canyon on the west to Gridley Canyon on the east. From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ojai, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The Gridley Trail begins at the edge of Ojai in the foothills of the Topatopa mountains. The trail follows a fire road into Gridley Canyon along the shady northwest side. Gridley Trail eventually lead ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ojai, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The Grotto Trail is located in the 1,600-acre Circle X ranch bordering Point Mugu State Park. Once a Boy Scout Wilderness Retreat, the Circle X Ranch is now a national park and recreation area. The Gr ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oxnard, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Happy Camp Canyon Park, north of Moorpark in the Santa Susana Mountains, was once part of a cattle ranch. The canyon is sheltered by Oak Ridge to the north and Big Mountain to the south. The Happy Cam ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Moorpark, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: The Horn Canyon Trail parallels a creek through a forested canyon that is lush with sycamores, alders, and oaks. The trail, which is partially a service road, crosses the creek four times to a rocky g ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ojai, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Hummingbird Trail is located in the 5,000-acre Rocky Peak Park at the base of Rocky Peak in the Santa Susana Mountains. The trail climbs through open chaparral and up a canyon, passing stacks of g ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Simi Valley, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: The La Jolla Canyon and La Jolla Valley Loop Trail has an assortment of highlights. The trail enters a narrow, steep gorge following a perennial stream to a 20-foot waterfall and pool. It crosses broa ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Oxnard, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: West Fork Lion Camp sits along the banks of the creek on a shady flat. Minutes beyond the camp is a beautiful waterfall and deep pool surrounded by rocks. The trail to West Fork Lion Camp heads up the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes in Ventura County, California"
Ojai, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 5