Malibu Lagoon State Beach Surfer's Express Trail Surfrider Beach Malibu Pier Malibu Creek Estuary Beach Walk Malibu California
Recently restored Malibu Lagoon State Beach is a lovely place to walk around an estuary and stroll along the beach. Take a walking path to overlooks around shorebird-filled wetlands and connect to Surfrider Beach, a world famous point break where Malibu Creek meets the Pacific Ocean. Sinking your toes in the sand, you can make your way east to Malibu Pier. In all, you'll... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: January 1, 2016
Mesa Peak hike Backbone Trail Mesa Peak Motorway hike Corral Canyon Road ocean view summit Malibu California
It is pretty unusual to hike to a peak from a trailhead at a higher elevation. In the case of Mesa Peak, the lofty trailhead along Corral Canyon Road treats hikers to summit-worthy views right from the get-go. While the elevation profile is atypical, the hike along Mesa Peak Motorway to Mesa Peak in Malibu is quite enjoyable. Ocean overlooks appear all along the wide... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Rocky Oaks Park hike Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Pond Trail Rocky Oaks Loop Trail Malibu California hiking
Good things do come in small packages, like Rocky Oaks, one of the tinier parcels in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. The park covers less than 200 acres, but a collection of interwoven trails allow visitors to hike about 2 miles in this park. For a short and level half-mile loop, stroll around a seasonal pond that was used as a cattle pond when Rocky... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: October 11, 2015
Malibu Springs Trail to Nicholas Flat Malibu California hike Santa Monica Mountains Leo Carrillo State Park Mulholland Highway hike to Nicholas Flat Natural Preserve
Near the west end of Mulholland Highway north of Leo Carrillo State Park, you will find an almost hidden trailhead for Malibu Springs Trail. This spring-loaded single track is faint and overgrown in areas, providing a sense of adventure as you take in fantastic views of the highest peaks Santa Monica Mountains. At the end of an arduous climb, you will drop down to... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: December 14, 2015
Mesa Peak hike Backbone Trail Piuma Trailhead Malibu Creek State Park hike Tapia Park ocean view summit Malibu California
A mesa is defined as a flat-topped hill with steep sides. A peak is defined as the pointed top of a mountain. Put these contradictions together and you get a subtle summit with substantial ocean views. This short perch on a mesa-like ridge behind Pepperdine University in Malibu delivers panoramic views over the surrounding Santa Monica Mountains. The hike to Mesa Peak... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 28, 2015
Charmlee Wilderness Park hiking trail Malibu California Ocean overlook old ranch ruins Charmlee Hike
Charmlee Wilderness Park is perched on a bluff overlooking Malibu's alluring coast. Operated by the city of Malibu, this 590-acre regional park has eight miles of interwoven trails, making it easy to "build your own" hike between two to four miles, easy to moderate. In spring, Charmlee puts on a champion's display of wildflowers. The ocean views are a knockout!The... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 22, 2015
Escondido Falls hiking trail in Malibu Winding Way directions photos pictures and map Escondido Canyon Waterfall
When Escondido Falls is flowing strong, it is flat out one of the finest waterfalls around Los Angeles. The waterfall has an easy-to-reach lower tier that is 50 feet tall and a hard-to-reach upper tier that's 150-feet tall and stunning in optimum conditions.This 3.8-mile round trip hike begins with 0.75 miles uphill along Winding Way, a paved road that passes... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: June 21, 2015
Point Dume Natural Preserve Malibu California Overlook Point Dume State Preserve Malibu California hiking trail beach hike to Paradise Cove Pier
If you have driven through Malibu on PCH, then you have seen Point Dume, a dome-shaped promontory jutting into the Pacific at the northwest end of Santa Monica Bay. The point is surrounded by picturesque white sand beaches and sparking blue water. The headland is protected by Point Dume Natural Preserve, a California State Park. A mile of trails on Point Dume's bluffs... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 22, 2015
Scenic and Overlook Trails Loop Point Mugu State Park Malibu Los Angeles California hiking trail Big Sycamore Canyon
Point Mugu State Park preserves a stunningly picturesque portion of the Santa Monica Mountains at the west end of Malibu. When you see park trails with names like Scenic Trail and Overlook Trail, you anticipate first class ocean views. Scenic and Overlook Trails Loop delivers the goods! This 2.7-mile hike climbs 425 feet to tremendous vistas atop a ridge west of Big... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 6, 2015
Tuna Canyon Park Santa Monica Mountains Conservency Malibu Topanga California hiking trail Big Rock Lateral Hearst Tank Motorway Pacific Ocean view
Tuna Canyon Park preserves 1,255 beautiful acres in the mountains between Topanga and Malibu. Despite being relatively unknown and under-visited, the park delivers some of the grandest ocean views to be found anywhere in the Santa Monica Mountains. From ridges 1,500 feet above a silken Pacific Ocean, Tuna Canyon Park looks east toward Santa Monica Bay and west up the... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 6, 2015

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