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Enjoy Hike in Shady Santa Ynez Canyon, Pacific Palisades

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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Great views and workout at Los Liones Trail

It’s a wonderful time of the year to hit the trail up to the panoramic views at Los Liones¬† trail in the Pacific Palisades.¬† The views are great, especially up at the Parker Mesa Overlook, and the workout up the trail is just as heart pumping as it’s ever been!

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Hondo Canyon Trail. Fantastic scenery on hike along shaded trail.

Don’t miss this hike on Hondo Canyon Trail. It’s got wonderful views of rock formations and the canyon as you traverse this long mostly shaded trail.

Click here to see many photos and map to the hike.

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Rock climbing in Malibu Creek State Park

If you’re into rock climbing, check out the practice area at Malibu State Park. It’s a beautiful place with a flowing creek, a small lake and and rock pool to jump in from on high, if you’ve got the guts to try it.

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Stunning and unique vista of Pacific Ocean at end of long hike

The hike to Parker Mesa Overlook in Topanga Canyon offers a unique and stunning view of the Pacific Ocean as a reward for your hiking efforts. If you want to experience a view like none other in Los Angeles make sure to do this hike. Click here for photos of the complete hike, trail and views.

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