Rising Sun Trail is a hiking trail in Malibu, California. It is within Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 400 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,181 feet.
Rising Sun Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"The hike up Solstice Canyon leads to Tropical Terrace, the ruins of a home built in the 1950s and destroyed by fire in 1982. The stone courtyard, garden terraces, stairways, and exotic tropical plants still remain. Near the reins is Solstice Canyon Falls cascading 30 ft. over sandstone rocks. The hike up canyon on the Rising Sun Trail traverses the cliffs overlooking Solstice Canyon and the Pacific ocean. The return route parallels Solstice Creek."
--Robert Stone, Day Hikes around Los Angeles (Day Hike Books).
"This rollercoaster-like ramble over the hillsides overlooking lower Solstice Canyon is a nearly complete tour of the entire Solstice Canyon Park. It’s a sweaty affair if the day is sunny and warm."
--Jerry Schad , Afoot & Afield Los Angeles County (Wilderness Press).
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