You can walk on the bluffs above the beach on the Aniso Trail, or walk along the beach between Refugio State Park and El Capitan State Park. It’s not overcrowded like so many other Santa Barbara area beaches.
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There aren’t many shady hikes in the Los Angeles area, so it’s valuable to know where any of them are.
There’s a great short hike in the Pacific Palisades in Santa Ynez Canyon where the trails are covered by wonderful shade trees.
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The hike to Newton Canyon Falls is located inland from the Malibu, Pt Dume and Zuma Beach area, in the Santa Monica Mountains.
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This is an out-and-back easy-moderate hike featuring two waterfalls. It covers about 6.5 miles total and takes about 3-4 hours.
Los Angeles is an awesome city for outdoor activities.
Click on links below to check out these walks, trails and hikes:
Malibu Creek State Park
Abalone Cove, Palos Verdes
Ocean View Trail, Malibu, Pt Dume
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