Ediza Lake Ansel Adams Wilderness Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains California Shadow Creek Trail Ediza Lake Hike
With high summit-reflecting waters, Ediza Lake is beautiful to behold. The lake is wrapped by meadows and trees and sports massive views of Mount Ritter and Banner Peak, making it a popular destination for hikers in the Ansel Adams Wilderness of Inyo National Forest. Starting from Agnew Meadows near Mammoth Lakes, Ediza Lake is reachable on a rewarding full day hike of... Read more.
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Distance: 15 miles – Elevation change: 1250 feet
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: October 11, 2015 Image:
Shadow Lake Ansel Adams Wilderness Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains California Shadow Creek Trail River Trail
Get ready for Shadow Lake to step out of the shadows on this scenic hike in the Ansel Adams Wilderness of Inyo National Forest. Shadow Lake is a beautiful mountain lake on Shadow Creek Trail about halfway between the trailhead at Agnew Meadows and Ediza Lake, a popular destination for backpackers and folks committing to a day hike of over 14 miles. Shadow Lake is a... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: October 11, 2015 Image:
Root Creek Trail Castle Crags State Park hike Northern California
Root Creek Trail presents an easy 2.2-mile round trip hike, starting in Castle Crags State Park. Most of the trail is wheelchair-friendly, until it passes into Castle Crags Wilderness in Shasta-Trinity National Forest where the trail gets just a bit less maintained on the final push to Root Creek. When you reach the creek, you can relax and watch tumbling water cascade... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: January 22, 2015 Image:
Coon Creek Trail Montaña de Oro State Park hike Coon Creek Canyon Montana de Oro San Luis Obispo California
Coon Creek Trail explores a coastal canyon at the south end of Montaña de Oro State Park. The trail heads inland for 2.5 miles to a pleasant grove of Monterey cypress at the site of an old homestead that has since disappeared. Take a break in the shade of the cypress trees before turning around for a 5-mile round trip hike with 250 feet of elevation gain. Junctions... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: June 5, 2015 Image:
Big Sur River Gorge Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park California Swimming Hole
Big Sur River Gorge is one of the big draws at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, facilitating a romp to a swimming hole in the wilds of Big Sur. An unmaintained trail connects the park's campground to a inviting pool of clear river water in a granite-walled gorge. There are multiple river crossings along the way for a rock-hopping hike of half a mile round trip. Persistent... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: January 30, 2015 Image:
Hare Creek Trail hike Limekiln Trail Limekiln Falls Trail waterfall hike Limekiln State Park Big Sur California Limekiln Creek Limekiln Canyon hiking trail
For pleasant hiking along creeks in canyons shaded by coast redwoods, you can't do much better than Limekiln State Park in Big Sur. A trio of short trails in the park provide variety and great scenery on a 2.65-mile round trip hike with 250 feet of elevation gain. Hare Creek Trail is a supremely peaceful creekside stroll, as is Limekiln Trail, which heads to historic... Read more.
By: hikespeak Published: Last updated: February 25, 2015 Image:
Canyon View Loop Trail Whitewater Preserve Pacific Crest Trail San Bernardino Mountains Palm Springs hike
You would not expect to find a Whitewater River in the vicinity of Palm Springs, but this surprising river is vital for the fertility of the Coachella Valley, bringing wonderful water from the San Bernardino Mountains to the desert below where it empties into the Salton Sea. Journeyman hikers can pass through Whitewater Preserve on the Pacific Crest Trail and day hikers... Read more.
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Stenner Creek Canyon to The Eucs in San Luis Obispo Cal Poly hike bike trail
Crafty mountain bikers have built a playground for themselves in a eucalyptus grove in the foothills of the Santa Lucia Mountains near Cal Poly. It is 1.85 miles from a trailhead on Stenner Creek Road to The Eucs, where bikers can zip down freeride trails with impressive banked turns and jumps. Hikers can enjoy the trail up Stenner Creek Canyon too, taking in views of... Read more.
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Distance: 3.7 miles – Elevation change: 650 feet
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Indian Flats Trail to East ForK San Luis Rey River hike Warner Springs Cleveland National Forest Indian Flats Campground creek hiking
Located in the Cleveland National Forest near Warner Springs, The live oak-shaded Indian Flats Campground is the start of a short trail to a trickling river fork. It is a 0.5-mile round trip hike from the campground down to the East Fork of the San Luis Rey River, which flows down a mountain slope covered in granite boulders filled with interesting pools and passageways... Read more.
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Placerita Canyon hike Waterfall Trail seasonal falls Newhall Los Pinetos Creek Waterfall trek Los Pinetos Canyon Falls
Located on the west end of the San Gabriel Mountains, Placerita Canyon Natural Area (also know as Placerita Canyon State Park) is an interesting park that has something for everyone. There are easy canyon trails and tougher backcountry tracks, along with a nature center and an Ecology Trail that offers an easy loop for those interested in local plants. The park has... Read more.
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