The Best of California: Parks, Trails & Campsites

If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure, California is a great place to explore. With its miles of coastline and towering mountain ranges, the Golden State has something for everyone. Hiking and camping are two popular activities that can be enjoyed in many different areas of California.

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Hermit Falls Hiking Trail Guide

Visitors to Los Angeles seeking a little respite from the big-city heat and hustle will struggle to find a more convenient half-day excursion than the hike to Hermit Falls in the San Gabriel Mountains. Our in-depth guide will cover everything from parking permits to the trail route.

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Three Sisters Falls Hiking Trail Guide

A hike to these falls offers some great views just outside San Diego in the Cleveland National Forest. However, this trail will eat you up if you are not prepared. We take you through all you need to know to ensure you have a safe and enjoyable trip to these beautiful falls.

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Tokopah Falls Hiking Trail Guide

One of the best trails in Sequoia National Park is the Tokopah Falls Trail. It’s a short out-and-back trip that can easily be added to almost any travel plan. Check out our trail guide for the low-down on how to get there, what to expect & what to bring.

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11 Best Hikes In Kings Canyon National Park

Boasting massive giant sequoias, scenic vistas, and rugged peaks, Kings Canyon National Park is one of California’s foremost trekking destinations.

That being said, in an amazing park such as Kings Canyon NP, which offers hundreds of miles of trails to choose from, selecting a handful of treks for your next trip isn’t easy.

To help ensure that your next trip to Kings Canyon goes off without a hitch, we created this list of the top 11 hikes in the park. Up next, we’ll walk you through the best hikes in Kings Canyon so you can make the most of your time in the Sierra.

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