|Angel Vista via Rosewood Trail
This 4-mile round trip hike is the most direct route to a panoramic viewpoint overlooking the Conejo Valley.
|Angel Vista via West Los Robles Trail
This 7.6-mile round trip hike is a more gradual route to the overlook on the north side of the Santa Monica mountains.
|Cave of Munits and Castle Peak
This action-packed 2.1-mile loop has two great attractions, crossing an impressive cave to climb to a rocky peak with views over the San Fernando Valley.
|China Flat & Simi Peak
This 5.45 to 6.2-mile hike ventures up rugged ridges to a peaceful oak savanna and a trail to the highest point in the Simi Hills, sporting 360-degree views of surrounding mountain ranges.
This 3-mile out and back visits a remote grotto in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
|Horn Canyon Trail
This 2.9-mile hike in Ojai goes up a canyon in the frontcountry of the Topatopa Mountains and ventures off trail along the soothing waters of Thacher Creek.
|La Jolla Canyon Falls
This 1.5-mile hike visits a short seasonal waterfall in Point Mugu State Park.
|La Jolla Canyon Loop
This 11.75-mile hike explores Point Mugu State Park on the west end of the Santa Monica Mountains, offering extraordinary ocean views.
| Lizard Rock
To add extra mileage and views to a visit to Paradise Falls in Thousand Oaks, consider placing Lizard Rock on your itinerary.
This 6.5-mile hike ascends from the bottom of La Jolla Canyon to the top of a 1,266-foot peak, providing exceptional ocean and canyon views.
|Ocean’s Edge and River’s Edge Trails Loop
This level and easy 1.5-mile loop in Emma Wood State Beach, borders the Pacific Ocean, the Ventura River, and an estuary flocked by seabirds.
This 40-foot waterfall is located within Wildwood Park in Thousand Oaks and is reachable via several trails, including a 2.55-mile loop.
This 4.75-mile hike rises to a 2,715-foot summit in Rocky Peak Park within a rugged mountain range between Chatsworth and Simi Valley.
|Rose Valley Falls
This 1-mile round trip trail leads to the lower tier of a lovely two-tier 300-foot waterfall.
This 6-mile loop summits the tallest peak in the Santa Monica Mountains.
|Santa Paula Canyon Trail to the Punchbowl
This 8-mile hike ventures up rugged Santa Paula Canyon to a waterfall and a Punchbowl of pools and cascades in Santa Paula Creek by Big Cone Camp.
|Scenic and Overlook Trails Loop
This 2.7 to 3.5-mile hike takes in tremendous ocean views above Big Sycamore Canyon in Point Mugu State Park.
|Sespe Creek to Willett Hot Springs
This 19-miles round trip follows Sespe Creek to a relaxing hot springs.
|Sisar Canyon Trail
This 5.5 to 6.5-mile hike travels up a canyon to a viewpoint in the Topatopa Mountains between Ojai and Santa Paula.
This 1-mile addition to the Sandstone Peak loop adds extra views to the hike (and some great views).
This 1-mile round trip hike follows a paved trail to the top of a small, round hill in Thousand Oaks with views across the Conejo Valley into the surrounding mountains.
This 1-mile loop explores the forest around this 70-site Campground.