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4,121 mi 6,632 km of trail 243 Featured Hikes

Gems 14 Gems Easy Trails 1,011 Trails Intermediate Trails 676 Trails Hard Trails 80 Trails

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Gems in Southern California - 14

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gem Favorite Looking across the San Bernardino Mts, at Mt. San Antonio (Baldy), in the San Gabriel Mts, from the Keller Peak Fire Lookout.

Keller Peak Fire Lookout

(3) Running…, CA
gem Favorite Cool rock formation!!

Eagle Rock

(8) Julian, CA
gem Favorite Anacapa Island, Inspiration Point, 2015.03.15.

Inspiration Point

(3) Anacapa…, CA
gem Favorite San Antonio Falls

San Antonio Falls

(9) Wrightwood, CA
gem Favorite Los Angeles

Griffith Observatory

(8) Hollywood, CA
gem Favorite Clouds begin to fill the sky looking north from Sandstone Peak.

Sandstone Peak

(6) Casa Co…, CA
gem Favorite Cooper Canyon Falls in late spring.

Cooper Canyon Falls

(7) Wrightwood, CA
gem Favorite Mount Rubidoux Cross.

World Peace Tower and Friendship Bridge

(7) Rubidoux, CA

Featured Hikes in Southern California - 231

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Favorite Lower Eaton Canyon Falls.
Easy/Intermediate

Eaton Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Out and Back • 382 ft Ascent 116.53 m Ascent

(86) Altadena, CA
Favorite Bridge to Nowhere, Angeles National Forest
Intermediate

Bridge to Nowhere - East Fork Trail #8W13

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Out and Back • 814 ft Ascent 248.01 m Ascent

(63) La Verne, CA
Favorite Sunset over the Santa Monica Bay from the East Topanga Fire Road. with permission from laollis
Intermediate

Parker Mesa Overlook

7.5 mi 12.1 km • Out and Back • 1,469 ft Ascent 447.84 m Ascent

(41) Las Flores, CA
Favorite Sturtevant Falls Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Sturtevant Falls

3.4 mi 5.4 km • Out and Back • 639 ft Ascent 194.74 m Ascent

(43) Arcadia, CA
Favorite Top of the World Sunset
Intermediate

Top of the World Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km • Loop • 896 ft Ascent 272.95 m Ascent

(18) Laguna…, CA
Favorite Everything is clear at 5000ft above.  You can even see the tall buildings in Downtown Los Angeles!
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Wilson

13.6 mi 21.9 km • Out and Back • 4,739 ft Ascent 1444.47 m Ascent

(36) Sierra…, CA
Favorite 90-degree panorama from the Mt. Woodsen Trail centered SSW.
Intermediate/Difficult

Potato Chip Rock

7.1 mi 11.5 km • Out and Back • 1,881 ft Ascent 573.36 m Ascent

(41) Poway, CA
Favorite Everything is clear at 5000ft above.  You can even see the tall buildings in Downtown Los Angeles!
Intermediate/Difficult

Chantry Flat/ Mt. Wilson Loop

15.3 mi 24.6 km • Loop • 4,195 ft Ascent 1278.55 m Ascent

(38) Sierra…, CA

Trails in Southern California - 1524

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5.4 mi 8.7 km #1Mt. Baldy Trail #7W12
Intermediate/Difficult
San Antonio Heights, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.4 mi 8.7 km San Antonio Heights, CA 21 
5.1 mi 8.2 km #2El Cajon Mountain Summit Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lakeside, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.1 mi 8.2 km Lakeside, CA 19 
7.4 mi 12.0 km #3Cucamonga Peak Trail #7W04
Intermediate/Difficult
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.4 mi 12.0 km Rancho Cucamonga, CA 16 
3.6 mi 5.7 km #4Pine Knot Trail 1E01
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km Big Bear Lake, CA 16 
1.3 mi 2.0 km #5Kwaay Paay Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Santee, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.3 mi 2.0 km Santee, CA 19 
3.5 mi 5.6 km #6Icehouse Canyon Trail #7W07A
Intermediate/Difficult
San Antonio Heights, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km San Antonio Heights, CA 16 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Cathedral Peak Trail
Extremely Difficult
Mission Canyon, CA
Extremely Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Mission Canyon, CA
3.1 mi 5.0 km #8Devil's Backbone Trail #7W05
Intermediate/Difficult
Wrightwood, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.1 mi 5.0 km Wrightwood, CA 16 
15.1 mi 24.3 km #9Skyline Trail
Intermediate
Big Bear City, CA
Intermediate
15.1 mi 24.3 km Big Bear City, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #10Inspiration Point
Easy/Intermediate
Anacapa Island, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Anacapa Island, CA
5.5 mi 8.8 km #11Don Mullally Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Santa Clarita, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Santa Clarita, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km #12Big Horn Mine Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wrightwood, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Wrightwood, CA 12 
1.9 mi 3.0 km #13Deep Creek Hot Springs Trail
Intermediate
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Lake Arrowhead, CA
10.2 mi 16.5 km #14Big Laguna Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Pine Valley, CA
Easy/Intermediate
10.2 mi 16.5 km Pine Valley, CA
1.2 mi 2.0 km #15Castle Rock Trail
Intermediate
Big Bear Lake, CA
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Big Bear Lake, CA 16 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #16Carrington Point Road
Easy/Intermediate
Isla Vista, CA
Easy/Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.3 km Isla Vista, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #17North Bluff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Anacapa Island, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Anacapa Island, CA
12.8 mi 20.7 km #18Sulphur Mountain Road Recreation Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ojai, CA
Easy/Intermediate
12.8 mi 20.7 km Ojai, CA
8.1 mi 13.1 km #19Vivian Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Banning, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.1 mi 13.1 km Banning, CA 10 
0.6 mi 0.9 km #20Red Rock Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Foothill Ranch, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Foothill Ranch, CA 10 

Photos of Southern California - 2065

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Following the leader!
May 20, 2019 near Wrightwood, CA
Summit of Mt. San Antonio facing south-east.
Aug 5, 2015 near Wrightwood, CA
Windswept trees just below the summit...
May 20, 2019 near Wrightwood, CA
View of the Observatory with Down Town Los Angeles in the distance.
Apr 22, 2019 near Hollywo…, CA
Dropping down into the Valley of the Moon
Mar 26, 2018 near Cereso…, MX
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Mar 18, 2018 near Borrego…, CA
It's all about balance...
Mar 13, 2019 near La Caña…, CA
Where the Tijuana River meets the Pacific Ocean. Taken at low tide in the Fall.
Sep 13, 2017 near Imperia…, CA

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