60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Los Angeles: Including San Bernardino, Pasadena, and Oxnard

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Using clear and entertaining narrative, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Los Angeles eliminates doubts about where to hike and what to expect when you get to the trailhead. For locating and accessing the best hikes within a 60-mile radius of the Los Angeles area, this guide is indispensable!

Choose hikes such as Runyon Canyon, with its spectacular city-ocean-mountain views, and the myriad trails in Griffith Park, the largest municipal park in the United States. Challenge yourself in ...

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Overview

Using clear and entertaining narrative, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Los Angeles eliminates doubts about where to hike and what to expect when you get to the trailhead. For locating and accessing the best hikes within a 60-mile radius of the Los Angeles area, this guide is indispensable!

Choose hikes such as Runyon Canyon, with its spectacular city-ocean-mountain views, and the myriad trails in Griffith Park, the largest municipal park in the United States. Challenge yourself in the rugged mountains at Towsley Canyon or brush up on classic film trivia at Corriganville Park, once a busy movie set between the 1930s and 1950s. You'll save time with Key At-a-Glance Information, providing quick and easy assessments of each hike before you hit the trail. Inside you'll find:

Detailed Directions to The Trailheads

GPS-Based Trail Maps With Accurate Hike Information

GPS-Based Elevation Profiles

So what are you waiting for? With local author and hiking expert Laura Randall at your side, the ultimate hike is just a short drive away.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897327077
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 11/7/2009
  • Series: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 246
  • Sales rank: 941,148
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview Map

Acknowledgments VII

Foreword VIII

About The Author IX

Preface X

Hiking Recommendations XIV

Introduction 1

Downtown Los Angeles (Griffith Park, Hollywood, Baldwin Hills) 10

01 Baldwin Hills: Walk for Health Trail 12

02 Debs Park: City View and Walnut Forest Trails 16

03 Elysian Park: Angels Point to Bishops Canyon 20

04 Elysian Park: Wildflower Trail 23

05 Franklin Canyon: Cross Mountain and Hastain Trails 27

06 Griffith Park: Amir's Garden 31

07 Griffith Park: Bronson Caves 31

08 Griffith Park: Charlie Turner Trail 38

09 Griffith Park: Hollyridge Trail 42

10 Mount Washington: Jack Smith Trail 45

11 Runyon Canyon 49

West (including San Fernando Valley, Verdugo Mountains, Santa Monica Mountains) 54

12 Arroyo Sequit Trail 56

13 Caballero Canyon Trail 59

14 Calabasas Peak Trail 62

15 Fryman Canyon Loop 65

16 Grotto Trail 69

17 M*A*S*H Trail: Malibu Creek Stale Park 72

18 Mulholland Gateway Park: Hub Junction Trail 75

19 Paramount Ranch: Hacienda Trail to Backdrop Trail 78

20 Peter Strauss Trail 81

21 San Vicente Mountain: Old Nike Missile Site 84

East (including Glendale, Pasadena, San Gabriel Mountains) 88

22 Arroyo Seco/Gabrielino Trail 90

23 Beaudry Loop 94

24 Big Dalton Dam Trail 98

25 Brand Fire Road Trail 102

26 Cherry Canyon Park 105

27 Deukmejian Wilderness Park: Dunsmore Canyon and Le Mesnager Loop Trails 109

28 Eaton Canyon Falis 113

29 Garcia Trail to Azusa Peak 117

30 La CaƱada Fire Road to Gabrielino Trail 121

31 La Tuna Canyon 124

32 Legg Lake Loop Trail 127

33 Lower Arroyo Seco Park Trail 130

34 Millard Canyon:Falls Trail 134

35 Millard Canyon: Sunset Ridge Trail 138

36 Monrovia Canyon Park: Bill Cull Trail 141

37 Sam Merrill Trail to Echo Mountain 145

38 Switier Falls via Bear Canyon Trail 149

39 Slough Canyon Nature Center Trail 152

40 West Fork Trail 155

Coast (Malibu, Pacific Palisades, Palos Verdes) 160

41 Charmlee Wilderness Park Loop Trait 162

42 Corral Canyon Loop 165

43 Palos Verdes: Portuguese Bend Trail l68

44 Paseo Miramar Trail to Parker Overlook 171

45 Temescaf Ridge Trail 174

46 Will Rogers State Park: Inspiration Point Trail 177

Orange County 182

47 Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Huntington Beach 184

48 Crystal Cove Slate Park: El Moro Canyon Road Trait 188

49 Fullerton Panorama Trail 192

50 Hacienda Hills Trail 195

51 Oak Canyon Nature Center: Bluebird and Wren Trails 199

52 Peters Canyon Lake View Trail 202

Ventura Canyon Area (including Simi and Antelope Valleys) 206

53 Arroyo Verde Park Loop (Ventura) 208

54 Corriganville Park Loop Trail 212

55 Devil's Punchbowl Loop 216

56 Hummingbird Trail 219

57 Placerita Canyon: Heritage Trail and Botany Loop 222

58 Placerita Canyon: Walker Ranch Trail 226

59 Towsley Canyon Loop Trail 230

60 Wildwood Park: Lizard Rock Trail 233

Appendixes and Index 237

Appendix A Outdoor Shops 238

Appendix B Hiking Clubs and Organizations 239

Index 241

Map Legend

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