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30 Fun Snow Hikes In Southern California: By County

30 Fun Snow Hikes In Southern California: By County

What's up guys. Since we got a really good dump a few weeks ago, I compiled a list of many, but certainly not all, SoCal hikes which get snow almost every year. If you plan on getting out there, remember to always check the weather forecast before stepping on the...

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11 Best Hikes For Kids In Los Angeles: Fun & Safe!

11 Best Hikes For Kids In Los Angeles: Fun & Safe!

Get your kids to fall in love with the outdoors by tackling one of the easy hikes listed below. After digging through my website for the most kid-friendly hikes in Los Angeles, I came up with eleven trails that are primarily safe, but also easy and fun, so that you...

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9 Best Los Angeles Hikes For Dogs: Not Your Typical Trails

9 Best Los Angeles Hikes For Dogs: Not Your Typical Trails

I remember the first time I hiked with my dogs, Macy, a Pitbull and German Shepherd mix shown in this post's featured image, and Mina, an enormous full-breed German Shepherd. I felt like I was walking in the mountains with two bodyguards, but I also seemed more...

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11 Best Waterfalls I’ve Hiked In Los Angeles: 2024 Update

11 Best Waterfalls I’ve Hiked In Los Angeles: 2024 Update

Contrary to popular belief LA is not only a dry concrete jungle. Every spring I see dozens of waterfalls come back to life, incentivizing thousands of Los Angelinos to trade the usual screen time for their hiking boots and some fresh air. I grew up and still live very...

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10 Spooky SoCal Hikes Plus Bonus Haunted Places

10 Spooky SoCal Hikes Plus Bonus Haunted Places

Just because summer is over doesn't mean you have to stop hiking. Simply hit the trails that fit in with the season, such as the following ten spooky hikes. These trails include various abandoned ruins, many of which hold very dark secrets, while others gave me eerie...

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17 Best SoCal Hikes For Kids: Safe, Easy, & Fun Trails

17 Best SoCal Hikes For Kids: Safe, Easy, & Fun Trails

Not all trails are steep, sun exposed, backpack-lugging adventures. In fact, a huge portion of them are the complete opposite, and therefore, suitable for small children. I browsed through my entire website to put together a list of the most kid-friendly hikes in...

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11 Best Waterfall Hikes in Southern California: 2024 Update

11 Best Waterfall Hikes in Southern California: 2024 Update

Looking for breathtaking waterfalls in Southern California? After 15 years of exploring our local mountains, I'd be more than happy to share with you what I think are the11 most awe inspiring cascades, many of which are also the largest in Socal. All of the following...

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26 Best Hikes in Southern California: Caves & 500 Ft Falls

26 Best Hikes in Southern California: Caves & 500 Ft Falls

Looking for abandoned creepy places, breathtaking views, and stunning waterfalls? Say no more. I browsed through my entire site and chose the trails which I believe are the most breathtaking, jaw-dropping, hikes that'll leave you thinking, "How is this located in...

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11 Best Hikes In Los Angeles: Not Found Anywhere Else

11 Best Hikes In Los Angeles: Not Found Anywhere Else

Los Angelinos have been in love with hiking since the late 1800s. With the never-ending list of trails growing each year since the hiking boom at the turn of the 20th century, finding the best hiking trails in Los Angeles can be daunting. But not to worry, I'm here to...

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Top 4 Big Bear Hikes: Forested Trails, Grand Views, & More

Top 4 Big Bear Hikes: Forested Trails, Grand Views, & More

Big Bear, CA is a beautiful mountain town located in the San Bernardino National Forest. It’s home to ancient Western Juniper trees, Big Bear Lake, two winter resorts, and of course, multiple forest hikes.  Today I’d like to share with you the four best Big Bear...

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7 Best San Diego Hikes: Slot Canyons, Beaches, & Views

7 Best San Diego Hikes: Slot Canyons, Beaches, & Views

San Diego is one of the most beautiful counties in SoCal. Not only does it have amazing coastal beaches, but there are tons of amazing hikes both by the ocean and in the mountains of Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. You can wait to experience the snow in the winter months...

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3 Best Hikes in Laguna Beach [Prior OC Resident]

3 Best Hikes in Laguna Beach [Prior OC Resident]

As a current resident of Huntington Beach, I can assure you that some of the best hikes in Orange County can be found at Laguna Beach, more specifically Aliso and Woods Canyon Wilderness Park. Due to the stunning views of the ocean and downtown Laguna Beach, the 4500...

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9 Best Pasadena Hiking Trails 2024: Peaks, Falls, & Mines

9 Best Pasadena Hiking Trails 2024: Peaks, Falls, & Mines

Pasadena is a beautiful city nestled in the foothills of the Angeles Forest boasting a hiking history that goes as far back as the 1800’s. I grew up near the City of Roses, as it’s commonly referred to, and actually attended Pasadena City College. Therefore, I’m very...

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