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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Backpacking California’s Lost Coast is a truly bucket list-worthy experience! In this post, we’ll provide all the info you need to start preparing for your own coastal wilderness experience today!
Featuring lush oases, other-worldly rock formations, and amazing views, Joshua Tree National Park is one of the United States’ top hiking destinations. Here are 14 of the best hikes in the park to check out on your next trip!
Looking to enjoy some awesome hiking within easy driving distance of San Diego? Explore beach hikes, coastal habitats, geological formations, a bird refuge, and America’s rarest pine tree at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.
Searching for the top trails in the Lake Tahoe area? Look no further! These 14 hikes will take your breath away with incredible views, challenging peaks to conquer, and fun activities for the whole family.
Looking for the best hiking trails an easy drive from Los Angeles? Then explore our top 11 Big Bear trails for scenic mountain hikes around a picturesque lake.
Looking for the best hikes in the Sacramento area? These trails offer adventure, history, mountain views, scenic forests, and awesome rivers all within easy driving distance of California’s capital.
Looking for the best hikes in the Bay Area? These trails offer adventure, history, awesome coastal views, towering redwood forests, and unique perspectives of the Golden Gate Bridge all within easy driving distance of the Golden City by the Bay.
From popular lakeside retreats to remote mountain getaways, Big Bear has it all! Let our guide help you plan your next camping adventure on and around Big Bear Lake.
Ready to hike some of SoCal’s most magical trails? In this guide, we introduce you to 13 awesome Malibu trails that are accessible all year round!
Whether you want to walk among giant sequoias or trek into the alpine, Kings Canyon National Park is a must-visit. Our list of the 10 best hiking trails in Kings Canyon has everything you need to plan your next trip.
The High Sierra Trail – Expansive alpine meadows, famous forests, crystal-clear moraine ponds, granite peaks towering into the sky, and the highest summit within the contiguous United States…all in one hike. Our guide will lay out all you need to know to plan your trip.
With sand dunes, salt flats, and volcanic craters, there’s something for everyone to love at scenic Death Valley. Our guide has everything you need to know about the best hikes in Death Valley to help you plan your adventure.
If you’re considering hiking the John Muir Trail, you definitely want to check out the four great tips we outline in our pre-trip prep article!
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.
From unpromising beginnings to a spectacular ending, LA County’s Fish Canyon Trail is a hike of contrasts. Check out our fish canyon falls hiking trail guide to learn how to get there, when to go and what to bring.
The Goat Canyon Trestle hiking trail is one that invokes the spirit of the true adventurer, cutting across Anza-Borrego Desert State Park’s more barren stretches before plunging down a steep canyon wall into what seems to be another century. Follow our detailed guide to plan your trip!
Rae Lakes Loop is one of California’s most popular outdoor destinations with good reason: it’s gonna blow your mind. Immersed in everything the High Sierras have to offer, from sub-alpine ridges to meadows in the mountain, it’s an amazing experience. Let us help you take you there with our backpacking guide!
If you are looking for a short day hike in the LA area, then Turnbull Canyon may be right up your…ehm…canyon. We give you the low down on parking, our trail recommendations and gear suggestions in our handy guide.
A small oasis of green in LA, the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park is a must-visit if you are in the area and need a dose of Nature. We cover planning, parking, and give some of our trail recommendations in our guide.
The Three Sisters 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.
Clouds Rest sits just shy of 10,000 feet and offers incredible 360 views of Yosemite park and it’s more well-known brother making it a worthy 6-mile hike.
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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