For 90 years Paramount Ranch has seen its landscape transformed into worldwide backdrops for hundreds of movies. Join a voluteer film historian for an easy paced hike to where long ago film sets once stood. Meet at the bridge into the western town. Dress appropriately for a hike covering approx. 2.5 miles of trail. Rain cancels.
Moderately paced 8-9 mile 800’ to 1200’ gain hike in a delightful Santa Monica Mtns Conservancy canyon, with various options depending on weather. Meet 8:30 AM at trailhead kiosk. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Las Virgenes Rd, exit 32, north 1+ mile to end, street parking. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.
Moderately paced 7-8 mile 1600’ gain hike on Rising Sun trail to Tropical Terrace, then Sostomo Trail, Deer Valley Loop, and down Solstice Canyon to start. Meet 8:30 AM at parking lot kiosk. From Malibu Canyon Rd intersection go west on Pacific Coast Hwy 2¼ miles, turn inland on Corral Canyon Rd (at 76 station), drive ¼ mile to park entrance, and continue on paved park road to parking lot at end. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.
Moderately paced 9 mile 1800’ gain hike in scenic canyon and along ridge with great ocean, mountain and valley views. Meet 8:30 AM at trailhead, located on Old Topanga Canyon Rd 0.4 mile west of intersection with Topanga Canyon Blvd. Limited roadside parking, so ridesharing is suggested. Bring 2 quarts water, lunch, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.