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Charmlee Wilderness Park, Wonderful Family Hiking Area

You should visit this amazing place north of Malibu for beautiful hikes and walks through trails in meadows overlooking the ocean.

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Santa Barbara. Awesome Beach Walk.

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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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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Beautiful waterfall on hike in stunning nature park

Who knew there was a fabulous waterfall in a stunningly beautiful nature park in Thousand Oaks?

It’s definitely worth a trip there to hike the Paradise Falls Loop in Wildwood Park.

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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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Check out this hiking trail in Big Sur

Wow … look at the fabulous view from this trail! This is a wonderful easy hike on wooded trails along Big Sur river as it empties into the ocean.  Click here for more photos and info

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Probably the most awesome panoramic views from a Los Angeles trail

Nicholas Flat is located high atop the Pacific Ocean and Leo Carrillo State Beach, in the Santa Monica Mountains north of Pt Dume and Zuma Beach. You can spend a good 2-2.5 hours on a few miles of family friendly, mostly flat trails. This area has a nice remote feel to it. Click here to see more photos, trail info and map

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