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Welcome trekkers! We’ll be your personal guides to all of the amazing and scenic trails in the beautiful, sunny state of California. From lushious waterfalls to hidden off-grid locations, the adventures are endless. Put on your hiking boots and grab your backpack, let’s go!

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Eaton Canyon Ultimate Guide 2022

Eaton Canyon Ultimate Guide 2022

Distance  4.4 Miles Time ~3 Hrs Difficulty Easy Season Spring Elevation Gain 521 Ft Are you interested in visitng Eaton Canyon, but need a guide to make the best of your visit? You've come to the right place. Eaton Canyon Falls is the most popular waterfall in the San...

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Shoemaker Canyon Road: LA’s Nuclear Escape Tunnels

Shoemaker Canyon Road: LA’s Nuclear Escape Tunnels

Distance 5 MilesTime2.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonFall, Winter, SpringElevation Gain1,404 FtDid you know LA has two abandoned tunnels that were built in order to escape nuclear attacks during the Cold War? You don’t want to miss walking through the deserted Shoemaker...

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1940s Car Wreck Trail Hike in Laguna Beach

1940s Car Wreck Trail Hike in Laguna Beach

Distance  3.4 MilesTime ~2.5 HrsDifficulty ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 836 FtLooking for an interesting and cool hike to beat the heat this summer? Car Wreck Trail in Laguna Beach's deep canyons is one that I think you'll enjoy. You just wouldn't expect to...

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Annie’s Canyon Trail: Fun Hike Through A Slot Canyon

Annie’s Canyon Trail: Fun Hike Through A Slot Canyon

Distance  1.4 MilesTime ~1 HrDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 100 FtAnnie's Slot Canyon Trail is an easy 1.4-mile roundtrip hike in San Diego County featuring an abundance of wildflowers, ocean views, and of course, a fun and exciting slot canyon waiting...

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Three Sisters Falls Trail: Best Waterfall in San Diego

Three Sisters Falls Trail: Best Waterfall in San Diego

Distance  4.1 MilesTime ~3.5-4 HrsDifficulty Moderate - HardSeason Late March - Early JuneElevation Gain 980 FtIf you live in the San Diego area or are planning a trip here, you don’t want to miss out on the best waterfall in all of SD County! This hike is located in...

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Big Horn Mine Trail: Abandoned Mine and Vincent’s Cabin

Big Horn Mine Trail: Abandoned Mine and Vincent’s Cabin

Distance  4 MilesTime ~2.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 587 FtBig Horn Mine trail in Wrightwood, CA is a 4 mile, easy to moderate level hike passing through the ruins of Vincent's cabin and ending at the mine. The heavily trafficked trail's primary...

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Best Big Bear Hikes: For Beginners & Experienced

Best Big Bear Hikes: For Beginners & Experienced

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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Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area: A Little Known SGV Gem

Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area: A Little Known SGV Gem

Distance 3.7 MilesTime2 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain75 FtSanta Fe Dam holds a very special place in my memories because my parents would bring me here every year in the summer to swim at the lake. It's the perfect place for a day out with the family,...

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Woodland Trail: Best Big Bear Snow Hike For Kids

Woodland Trail: Best Big Bear Snow Hike For Kids

Distance 1.6 MilesTime1-1.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeasonAll YearElevation Gain232 FtThe Woodland Trail is an easy 1.5-mile round trip hike for the whole family located in Big Bear, CA. The loop includes 16 numbered markers along the trail which can be used along with a...

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