Jul
30
Tue
Hike Stunt Trail to Topanga Lookout @ Santa Monica Mountains NRA Tickets
Jul 30 @ 7:30 am
Hike Stunt Trail to Topanga Lookout @ Santa Monica Mountains NRA

Moderately paced 6 mile hike to Topanga Lookout and beyond with 160 feet of elevation gain. We will be hiking to a spot about a mile past the lookout to explore some sandstone formations and fossils. Meet at 7:30 at the trailhead on Stunt Road. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Valley Circle/Mulholland Dr exit south, drive .6 miles and turn right on Valmar Rd (becomes Old Topanga Cyn Rd), then right on Mulholland Hwy for 3½ miles, left on Stunt Rd for 3.9 miles, park on dirt shoulder on right, just before the summit. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Aug
27
Tue
Hike in Topanga SP from Trippet Ranch to Eagle Rock @ Topanga SP - Trippet Ranch Tickets
Aug 27 @ 8:00 am
Hike in Topanga SP from Trippet Ranch to Eagle Rock @ Topanga SP - Trippet Ranch

Moderately paced 5 mile, 700 ft gain hike through Topanga State Park grasslands, oak woodlands, chaparral, and coastal sage to great 360º view at Eagle Rock via the Musch Trail. Meet 8:00 AM at Trippet Ranch fee parking lot. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Topanga Canyon Blvd 7 ½ mi. south to Entrada Rd, turn left (east), and go about a mile to fee lot. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Sep
10
Tue
Hike in Solstice Canyon @ Solstice Canyon Tickets
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am
Hike in Solstice Canyon @ Solstice Canyon

: Moderately paced 4 mile 600 ft gain hike on Rising Sun Trail to Tropical Terrace (Roberts Ranch) and Solstice Canyon Falls, then back along the canyon through oak and walnut groves by the stream. Meet 8:00 AM at parking lot kiosk. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Las Virgenes Rd/Malibu Canyon exit, go south to Pacific Coast Hwy. 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 water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Sep
17
Tue
Hike in Fryman Canyon @ Wilacre and Coldwater Canyon Parks Tickets
Sep 17 @ 7:30 am
Hike in Fryman Canyon @ Wilacre and Coldwater Canyon Parks

Moderately paced 5 ½ mile, 1000 ft gain hike above Studio City through Wilacre and Coldwater Canyon Parks to Fryman Canyon’s Rainforest Trail – a hidden eucalyptus grove and seasonal creek. Meet 8:00 AM at trailhead. Take Laurel Canyon north from the 101 Freeway. Continue ¼ mi. past Ventura Bl. to Fryman Road. Turn right and enter the trailhead lot on your right on Fryman. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Sep
24
Tue
Hike up Serrania Ridge @ Serrania Park -SMM Tickets
Sep 24 @ 7:30 am
Hike up Serrania Ridge @ Serrania Park -SMM

: Moderately paced 5 mile hike with an elevation gain of 446’. This hike will offer tremendous views of the San Fernando Valley as we make our way up to dirt Mulholland and continue west on Mulholland. Meet at 7:30 AM in the parking lot at Serrania Park. From the 101, take the DeSoto/Serrania exit and turn south onto Serrania Avenue and then turn left onto Wells Avenue. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Oct
1
Tue
Hike into Red Rock Canyon from Stunt Rd @ SMM Tickets
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am
Hike into Red Rock Canyon from Stunt Rd @ SMM

Moderately paced 4 mile, 800 ft gain hike up a fire road and then down into hidden Red Rock Canyon with bright brick red rock formations. Seasonal streams, good views, chaparral and sage habitats. Meet 8:00 AM at Stunt Road trailhead. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Valley Circle/Mulholland Dr exit south, turn right on Valmar Rd (becomes Old Topanga Cyn Rd), right on Mulholland Hwy for 3½ miles, left on Stunt Rd for 1 mile, park on dirt shoulder on right. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Oct
8
Tue
Hike / Caballero Canyon and Bent Arrow Trail @ SMM Tickets
Oct 8 @ 8:00 am
Hike / Caballero Canyon and Bent Arrow Trail @ SMM

Moderately paced 6 mile loop hike with 900 ft elevation gain up a typical SM Mtn canyon onto old dirt Mulholland, then briefly into Topanga State Park. Chaparral and valley views. Meet at 8:00 AM at the Caballero trailhead. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Reseda Blvd exit, turn south and go 2 miles, street parking. Trailhead is on east side across from Braemar Country Club entrance. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.

Oct
22
Tue
Hike from De Anza Park to Liberty Canyon @ De Anza Park and Malibu Creek SP Tickets
Oct 22 @ 8:30 am
Hike from De Anza Park to Liberty Canyon @ De Anza Park and Malibu Creek SP

: Moderately paced 6 mile, 800 ft gain. The trail follows Las Virgenes Creek to the Talapop Trail overlooking Liberty Canyon to see an old adobe in Malibu Creek State Park. Lots of trees, views of the mountains and interesting plants. Meet 8:30 AM at De Anza Park, Calabasas. Exit 101 Fwy at Lost Hills Rd., turn south. (Left if coming from the Valley) Proceed 1 mile to parking lot on the right in De Anza Park. Bring water, snack, lugsoles, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.