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Crystal Cove State Park in Laguna Beach is a wonderland with several hiking trails, and beautiful beachside tidepools. There are sea anemones, hermit crabs, sea stars, sea urchins and more. The water is crystal clear and sits in glistening pools over the rocky rugged coastline.
49 Palms Oasis is a nice moderate short hike to a secluded palm oasis (you guessed it). The palm trees are clustered near an out of place spring of water in the middle of the arid desert.
Goat Mountain in Landers is a lesser known trail that climbs about 1,000 feet to a beautiful view of the Mojave Desert. Grids of land to the south, and absolute nothingness to the north. What an amazing trail!
Key's View is the best drive-up vista in Joshua Tree National Park. From the top you can see the Coachella Valley and the San Andreas Fault.
A half-day exploring the sea caves on kayaks with Channel Islands Adventure Company.
A short ride from L.A. you can get out into nature and do a spectacular ziplining course in the beautiful mountain town of Wrightwood.
15 amazing photos that will make you consider hiking or backpacking Mount Whitney's mountaineer's route.
A well researched road trip can bring a boring drive to life with excitement and discovery. Highway 395 is full of wonders right off the side of the road. Next time you drive it, look out for the sights below and stop to do some exploration.
Half Dome is on most Californian hikers top summits to conquer. I joined Shoestring Adventures on a 3 day backpacking trip through Yosemite National Park to summit this aptly named mountain.
Alabama Hills is right off highway 395 near the city of Lone Pine. It's a gorgeous stark contrast to the Sierras just beyond it in the landscape. Large sand colored boulders and desert heat beneath the largest snow-capped mountains of California.
The Lost Coast is the most undeveloped and remote portion of the California coast. The stretch is 24.6 miles, a hefty undertaking for a the 48 hours we allotted ourselves to hike it. I highly recommend hiking this trail, but learn from our mistakes, and prep accordingly.
There are over 120 rock climbing routes on high quality volcanic rock in Malibu Creek Canyon, and it’s considered some of the best rock climbing in Southern California.