Nicholas Flat Trail Willow Creek Trail Ocean Vista Hike Malibu Leo Carrillo State Park Scenic Loop hike Santa Monica Mountains
At the west end of Malibu where Mulholland Highway meets PCH, you'll find Leo Carrillo State Park. Well known for its beaches and surfing, this park has offerings for hikers too, like the trek up Nicholas Flat Trail to an oak-wrapped grassland with a small pond, which is 7 miles round trip or more. For a shorter hike, combine the bottom of Nicholas Flat Trail with Willow... Read more.
OK! Add to trails I’ve hiked
OK! Add to trails I want to hike
Tagged with · California State Parks · Leo Carrillo State Park · Malibu · Ocean Views · Santa Monica Mountains
Distance: 2.05 miles · Elevation change: 620 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 23, 2017
Nicholas Flat Trail Hike Malibu Leo Carrillo State Park Nicholas Flat Natural Preserve Santa Monica Mountains California
Nicholas Flat Trail is a three-mile long 'ocean to mountains' trail beginning within Leo Carrillo State Park, just across PCH from a famous beach at the west end of Malibu. The single-track trail travels up a coastal ridge past two vista points (and lots of other ocean views) to reach Nicholas Flat, where grassy meadows are rimmed by oak trees. A small network of trails... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 23, 2017
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: April 16, 2017
Leo Carrillo Beach State Park Campground Malibu beach camping
Leo Carrillo State Park boasts a large campground just across PCH from the park's 1.5 miles of beautiful waterfront. A path from the campground goes underneath PCH to allow easy access to the beach. Once there, campers can swim, surf, and walk along the shore, exploring numerous rock formations with sea caves and tide pools. The campground is made up of 135 sites,... Read more.
By: Published: Last updated: April 23, 2017

Tag!

You've come to a tag page, one of the blogiest ways to browse hikespeak.com. Here are some more tags! The most common tags are the big ones at the top of the list. Have a look around. You may also find what you seek with the search feature on the Hike Finder Map.

Free TrailsNational ParksOcean ViewsCalifornia State ParksSummitsWaterfallsTent CampingCreeksLakesAngeles National ForestNature TrailsAdventure PassMalibuNew Zealand Department of ConservationDesert CanyonsOff TrailLos Padres National ForestWildflowersNew Zealand National ParksSan Gabriel Mountains National MonumentGriffith ParkBig SurCampervan CampingWheelchair-FriendlyBeachesRuinsLos OsosPacific Crest TrailHollywoodBackpackingSequoia GrovesHydrothermalMontaña de Oro State ParkTopanga State ParkRedwood GrovesAustralian National ParksSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation AreaSanta Ynez MountainsCavesAltadenaIrish HillsTopangaBoulderingLookout TowersPacific PalisadesLone PineBorrego SpringsTrail CampBureau of Land ManagementDeschutes National ForestOregon State ParksNevada State ParksArthur's Pass National ParkArthur's Pass VillageTongariro National ParkMammoth LakesWalk-in CampingBendGiant ForestYosemite ValleyFruitaAgoura HillsArchesMinesMorrosBackbone TrailGrand JunctionColumbia River Gorge National Scenic AreaRotoruaLa Cañada FlintridgeMalibu Creek State ParkAzusaLavaMorro BayWest Hills of PortlandTualatin MountainsJohn Muir TrailTasmania's 60 Great Short WalksCleveland National ForestOvertonPasadenaArcadiaIsland in the SkyZion CanyonHot SpringsGoletaSan Bernardino National ForestLas VegasMount CookShasta-Trinity National ForestAccommodationsRainforestsPhillip IslandGrand Canyon of the YellowstoneAoraki Mount Cook National ParkBoardwalksClaremontBadlandsGaviota State ParkGolden Trout WildernessVerdugo MountainsSanta Lucia MountainsTide PoolsAnsel Adams WildernessTopatopa MountainsColes BayFreycinet PeninsulaOnondaga CountyGrant GroveSan Ysidro MountainsAdirondack ParkAdirondack MountainsNewbury ParkMorro Bay State ParkThousand OaksBrentwoodGifford Pinchot National ForestLava TubesPalos Verdes PeninsulaGiant Sequoia National MonumentGeyser BasinsLighthousesFreycinet National ParkTasman PeninsulaOhakuneSunriverWestern Divide Ranger DistrictButtesOjaiMemorialsSilver Moccasin TrailWestern DivideOrange County ParksWestridge-Canyonback Wilderness ParkSand DunesPoint Mugu State ParkJohn Muir WildernessPetroglyphsMorterosPaicinesSan Bernardino MountainsNewberry National Volcanic MonumentSouthwest PortlandNorthwest PortlandForest ParkCastle Crags State ParkWhakapapa VillagePfeiffer Big Sur State ParkHobartTrabuco Ranger DistrictLeo Carrillo State ParkTarzanaStevensonContinental DivideSanta Ana MountainsWill Rogers State ParkStairsHumboldt Redwoods State ParkNatural BridgesWater SlidesDomesOasesCratersTopanga CanyonWaiotapuVolcanoesTasman National ParkMount William National ParkPalomar Ranger DistrictTullyCortland CountyCalifornia Coastal TrailObservatoriesNew York State ForestsBinghamton University Nature PreserveTanksBlack HillsGlacier LakesHutsCamp ShermanSistersThree Capes Scenic RouteKlamath MountainsLos Robles Open SpaceWashington State ParksBeacon Rock State ParkVestalSan Jacinto Ranger DistrictLabrador Hollow Unique AreaCedar GroveIdyllwildCliff JumpingMoabJulia Pfeiffer Burns State ParkAvila BeachWind CavesPicnic AreaGoing-to-the-Sun RoadYellowstone RiverWildlife ViewingPearblossomRancho Palos VerdesBurbankSpringvilleSan Jacinto MountainsTemescal Gateway ParkSouth Coast WildernessLaguna BeachSan Vicente Mountain ParkCambriaSilver Peak WildernessJulianMontecitoNewhallSnowshoeingBlue Mountain LakeCrestlineLake ElsinoreCarpinteriaPlacerita Canyon Natural AreaNicholas Flat Natural PreserveCrystal Cove State ParkBeverly HillsSheep Mountain WildernessSanta Susana MountainsHume Lake Ranger DistrictRedwood Mountain GrovePlacerita Canyon State ParkAvila ValleySan PedroCrescent CitySun ValleyTujungaSierra Pelona MountainsGlendaleEmma Wood State BeachCalabasasWenatche National ForestColumbia River GorgeTaurangaCal PolyCatalina IslandNew York State ParksBike TrailRichardson Grove Redwoods State ParkBishop Peak Natural ReserveConejo ValleyMarvin Braude Mulholland Gateway ParkArroyo GrandeOkere FallsOkere Falls Scenic ReserveWaimangu Volcanic ValleyCusterPortlandGlaciersSouthern AlpsMount Thomas Forest Conservation AreaTe AwamutuOkukuTillamookRocky MountainsFish HatcheryWoodland HillsPepperwoodTryon Creek State Natural AreaSanta PaulaTwentynine PalmsSilver Falls State ParkSimi HillsMacleay ParkRangitikeiSublimitySummit Valley Edmund D. Edelman ParkSummit ValleyElephant SealsWhananaki NorthWilsons Promontory National ParkBritzCampervan ReviewSwimming HolesMount Field National ParkLimekiln State ParkAndrew Molera State ParkLauncestonCampervan RentalMount WellingtonBlowholesSaltwater RiverSanta MargaritaEaglehawk NeckLodgeTaupoMount ShastaCastle Crags WildernessWellington ParkMuruparaMatamataLord of the RingsHobbitonConcretionsHuntervilleMangawekaFiscalini Ranch PreserveMotor LodgeWhitewater RaftingSOS BeaconsPapamoaAerial GreenwayManhattanHigh LineMount MaunganuiBoat CruiseCrazy Horse MemorialSatellite CommunicatorsSanteeGPS NavigatorsTop 10 Holiday ParkTurangiBechinoEugeneSanta Lucia WildernessOtamure Recreation ReserveOtamure BayHokianga HarbourFallbrook Land ConservancyKoalasCape Woolamai State Faunal ReserveLiffeyLiffey Falls State ReserveMission Trails Regional ParkGreat Western TiersPyenganaDouglas-Apsley National ParkCataract Gorge ReserveBerriedaleYucca ValleySan Rafael HillsB&BBackpackers LodgeGuy W. Talbot State ParkSaint Columba Falls State ReserveMalibu Lagoon State BeachMosierCastle HillSherman OaksShasta LakeArroyo Sequit ParkOceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation AreaNipomoEldorado State ParkColorado State ParksBoulderAdirondack High PeaksLake PlacidMojave Trails National MonumentCascade LocksSkyforestLake ArrowheadArboretumsKlamathTualatin Hills Nature ParkBeavertonUpper Ojai ValleyCorbettGeorge Himes Nature ParkLava Butte Lava FlowKura Tawhiti / Castle Hill Conservation AreaWillamette National ForestTauwhara BayMount Lowe RailwayOak ParkPetrified LogsPowell Butte Nature ParkSoutheast PortlandPictographsPilot Butte State ParkDeschutes RiverAwbrey ButteArchie Briggs Natural AreaHood RiverShevlin ParkMarquam Nature ParkCape Lookout State ParkCape Meares State ParkAtascaderoCape Kiwanda Natural AreaPacific CityCape Meares State Scenic ViewpointEcola State ParkCannon BeachTumalo CreekSan SimeonFayettevilleFallbrookArcoPalos Verdes EstatesDuarteJennerFort BraggOrickWeottMyers FlatGarbervillePortervilleSanta ClaritaMaricopaAmboyCalaveras Big Trees State ParkCanoe & KayakSimi ValleyCarbon Canyon Regional ParkBreaSan BernardinoSan Mateo Canyon WildernessMurrietaPismo BeachLas CrucesCastaicStudio CitySespe WildernessCarpinteria Seal SanctuaryApp ReviewLake Tikitapu Scenic ReserveSalt Point State ParkMacKerricher State ParkPrairie Creek Redwoods State ParkJedediah Smith Redwoods State ParkCinder ConesCulver CityHollywood HillsVentura RiverBaldwin Hills Scenic Overlook State ParkEl Chorro Regional ParkKenneth Hahn State Recreation AreaLake MichiganTuna Canyon ParkStroller-FriendlyDevils TowerCooke CityBisonCucamonga WildernessMonserate Mountain PreserveCarpinteria Bluffs Nature PreserveCarpinteria Salt Marsh Nature ParkGreen Lakes State ParkSanta Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National MonumentNewport BeachNewport BayUpper Newport Bay Nature PreserveWest HillsFreeride TrailsEl Capitán State BeachWeir Canyon Wilderness ParkSantiago Oaks Regional ParkMount San Jacinto State ParkAnaheimDocent-led HikesWhitewater PreserveOnondaga County ParkBaldwinsvilleBeaver Lake Nature CenterClark Reservation State ParkJamesvilleVasquez Rocks Natural Area ParkAgua DulcePlaya VistaSonoraSan Jacinto WildernessKings CanyonCross Country SkiingBig Bear LakeAmboy Crater National Natural LandmarkLaguna Coast Wilderness ParkHuntington BeachCentral ParkHearst San Simeon State ParkGetty View ParkBel AirBanningPeters Canyon Regional ParkWarner SpringsPalomar MountainsPrimitive CampingRefugio State BeachMonroviaMonrovia Canyon ParkSanta Clarita Woodlands ParkCayucosHarmony Headlands State ParkOrangeWhite Salmon