Tarantula Hill Trail Thousand Oaks California Dawns Peak hike
The foreboding sounding Tarantula Hill, which also goes by the more welcoming name of Dawn's Peak, is a small, isolated mound in Thousand Oaks that hikers can summit for views over the Conejo Valley and into the nearby Santa Monica Mountains. If your spider senses are detecting pavement, that's because the entire half-mile-long trail up Tarantula Hill is paved. While... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: November 23, 2013
Angel Vista Rosewood Trail Thousand Oaks California
The boldly named Angel Vista is one of the top viewpoints in the Santa Monica Mountains, a coastal range running between Los Angeles and Ventura. Angel Vista soars over Thousand Oaks, presenting panoramic views of the west end of the range, which includes the Boney Mountains, the rocky crown of Santa Monicas. There are a few trails to the vista point, including the... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 14, 2013
Angel Vista West Los Robles Trail Thousand Oaks California hike
Los Robles Trail in Thousand Oaks crosses a chaparral-covered mountainside leading to Angel Vista, one of the premier overlooks on the north side of the Santa Monica Mountains. There are a few routes to the viewpoint, including this 7.6-mile round trip hike up the east end of West Los Robles Trail. The hike charts a steady course along a mountain slope, gaining 800 feet... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 14, 2013
Lizard Rock Wildwood Park Thousand Oaks hike California Arroyo Conejo Open Space
To add extra mileage and views to a visit to Paradise Falls in Thousand Oaks, consider placing Lizard Rock on your itinerary. Lizard Rock rises five hundred feet from the canyon below to offer fine views of Stage Coach Bluff and beyond.There are two trails to Lizard Rock from the park entrance. Stagecoach Bluff Trail runs along the rim of the canyon and is longer and... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: October 14, 2013
Paradise Falls Wildwood Park Thousand Oaks hiking trail waterfall Arroyo Conejo Open Space Wildwood Canyon waterfall
Paradise Falls drops 40 feet into a large pool along the Arroyo Conejo in Thousand Oaks. The waterfall is located within Wildwood Park, and thanks to an almost excessive network of trails, Paradise Falls may be reached via several routes, allowing for a 2.2-mile out and back hike or several loops of 2.5 miles or more. There is 260 feet of elevation loss between the main... Read more.
By: hikespeak Last updated: January 27, 2014

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