• 125 of the best trails throughout the Los Angeles metro area
• Easy-to-use, well-organized guide to hiking in the greater Los Angeles area
• Hikes feature ocean views, waterfalls, coastal canyons, native grasslands, rocky peaks, desert wildflowers, and more
In Southern California, the city of Los Angeles alone covers more than 500 square miles. Yet beyond the freeways and suburbia, there is a surprising amount of hikeable green space and wilderness. This new guide details trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world’s largest urban national park stretching from the Pacific Coast right into Hollywood itself; the Santa Susana Mountains in Los Padres National Forest; Angeles National Forest, including the San Gabriels and Mount San Antonio, the highest point in Los Angeles County; the striking desert landscape of Antelope Valley; the Santa Ana Mountains; portions of the San Bernardino Mountains; Chino Hills State Park; and slivers of green space and city parks such as famed Griffith Park.
|Publisher:||Mountaineers Books, The|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Casey Schreiner is an award-winning television writer/producer who also has a passion for the outdoors. In 2006 he launched the web site Modern Hiker, dedicated to teaching fellow Angelenos about the trails in their backyard. Modern Hiker is now the oldest and most-read hiking blog in Southern California. In 2013, it was nominated for L.A. Weekly Web Awards for Best Sports Blog and Best City App. That same year, USA Today honored the site by naming it one of the Top Ten Hiking Blogs in the country. Casey lives in Los Angeles. Visit him at www.modernhiker.com.