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Shoemaker Canyon Road: LA’s Nuclear Escape Tunnels

Shoemaker Canyon Road: LA’s Nuclear Escape Tunnels

Distance  5 MilesTime ~2.5 HrsDifficulty Easy-ModerateSeason Fall, Winter, SpringElevation Gain 1,404 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...

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Old LA Zoo: Exploring the Abandoned Ruins at Griffith Park

Old LA Zoo: Exploring the Abandoned Ruins at Griffith Park

Distance  ~2.5 MilesTime ~2 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 383 FtIf you're looking for something spooky and exciting to do, the Old LA Zoo is most certainly perfect for you! Check out the ruins of this once very popular attraction. The Old LA is an...

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Paramount Ranch: Old Western Movie Set in LA

Paramount Ranch: Old Western Movie Set in LA

Distance  2.1 MilesDifficulty EasySeason All YearHours of Visitation 8AM - 8PMOne of the most "LA" things you can do is visit an old movie set. Paramount Ranch is definitely one you'll want to visit. Tons of classic movies and popular TV shows were shot in this...

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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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Topanga Overlook Trail: Epic Sunset Views on Ledge

Topanga Overlook Trail: Epic Sunset Views on Ledge

Distance  2.2 MilesTime ~1.5 HrsDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 160 FtSummer nights call for breathtaking sunsets! This short hike in the Santa Monica Mountains takes you to a ledge where you'll get insane aerial views and the best cotton candy skies!...

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Murphy Ranch Trail: Hike to An Abandoned Nazi Utopia

Murphy Ranch Trail: Hike to An Abandoned Nazi Utopia

2.6 MilesNoModerate≈ 2 HrsAll Year633 ftWho would've thought that Rustic Canyon, in LA County, has so much eerie and shocking history related to Nazis and WW2? Yeah, you read that right. Crazy! Murphy Ranch is a 2.6-mile hike in Rustic Canyon, near Pacific Palisades....

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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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Dawn Mine Trail: Hike to an Abandoned Gold Mine from 1895

Dawn Mine Trail: Hike to an Abandoned Gold Mine from 1895

Distance  6 MilesTime ~3 HrsDifficulty Easy - ModerateSeason All YearElevation Gain 1,600+ FtThe Dawn Mine Trail via Sunset Ridge is a 6-mile round trip hike to an abandoned gold mine near the city of Altadena, California. It’s a heavily trafficked, easy to moderate...

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Hiking to the Abandoned Norco Powerhouse [DEMOLISHED]

Hiking to the Abandoned Norco Powerhouse [DEMOLISHED]

Distance  2.3 MilesTime ~25 MinDifficulty EasySeason All YearElevation Gain 98 FtThe Norco Powerhouse used to be an easy 0.9-mile trail located at 1111 Pedley Substation Rd Norco, California. This old abandoned hydroelectric powerhouse was located between a plant...

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