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Rose Bowl Loop: Hiking Around Pasadena’s Iconic Stadium

Rose Bowl Loop: Hiking Around Pasadena’s Iconic Stadium

Total Miles: 3.08 Time: 1.5 Hrs Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 129 ft Max Elevation: 905 ft Type of Trail: Loop Stroller Friendly: Yes Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 100+ cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Available On The Lawn Trail...

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Oso Creek Trail: Mission Viejo’s #1 Hike

Oso Creek Trail: Mission Viejo’s #1 Hike

Miles: 1.7 Time: 35 min Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 80 ft Max Elevation: 490 ft Type of Trail: Loop Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 30 cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Not Available Trail Popularity: Moderate Pics Taken On: Apr 15, 2023 Although...

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Big Dalton Canyon Trail: Gem Of The Glendora Mts

Big Dalton Canyon Trail: Gem Of The Glendora Mts

Total Miles: 2 Time: 45 min Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 286 ft Max Elevation: 1431 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 20 cars Dogs: Allowed On A Leash Restrooms: Available On The Trail Trail Popularity: Moderate Pics Taken...

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Sycamore Canyon Trail: Whittier’s Perfect Getaway

Sycamore Canyon Trail: Whittier’s Perfect Getaway

Miles: 3.3 Time:  90 min Difficulty: Easy Best Season: All Year Elevation Gain: 370 ft Max Elevation: 617 ft Type of Trail: Out & Back Parking Lot: Fits ≈ 20 cars Dogs: Not Allowed Restrooms: Available At The Trailhead Trail Popularity: High Pics Taken On: Aug 9,...

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Peck Road Water Conservation Park: Riparian Sanctuary

Peck Road Water Conservation Park: Riparian Sanctuary

Many parks have lost their touch with their wild side, resembling a larger version of your lawn. Peck Park retains its unkept and natural beauty, boasting two lakes, stunning views of the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains, and offering a wide variety of...

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Mile Square Regional Park: Fountain Valley’s #1 Park

Mile Square Regional Park: Fountain Valley’s #1 Park

​Whether you like paddle boats, jogging, or archery, this park has everything to offer, and that’s not an understatement.  Mile Square Park is a beautiful 607 acres of land located in Fountain Valley. The public has tons of amenities to choose from, some of which...

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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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Huntington Central Park: HB’s Best Local Park

Huntington Central Park: HB’s Best Local Park

Huntington Central Park is an expansive, 350-acre park located at 18000 Goldenwest St in Huntington Beach. This dog-friendly park features Talbert Lake, a library, cafe, gardens, and an abundance of wildlife. It's the largest city-owned park in all of Orange County,...

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Lake Gregory Complete Guide & Events

Lake Gregory Complete Guide & Events

At Lake Gregory, expect an inflatable water park, sandy beaches, and giant water slides all surrounded by tons of majestic cedar pine trees!  The lake, which is an 84-acre reservoir in the town of Crestline, lies within the San Bernardino Mountains at an elevation of...

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