Moderately paced 5-8 mile hike, depending on weather, in northern Topanga State Park. Meet 7:30 AM at top of Reseda Blvd in Tarzana (from 101 Ventura Fwy take Reseda Blvd, exit 23, turn south and go 3 miles to Mulholland Gateway Park, and park along street below the yellow line, just outside fee area). Bring plenty of water, snacks, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels.
Moderately paced 6 mile hike, 1300 feet gain, in western Topanga State Park. Meet 7:30 AM at trailhead (from 101 Ventura Fwy take Topanga Canyon Blvd south to Entrada Rd, turn left (east) and continue to fork with Colina Drive (do not turn right on Colina Road), continue straight on Colina Drive until it meets with Waveview Drive and Entrada Rd, and park on street). Bring plenty of water, snacks, sturdy hiking footwear, hat, sunscreen. Rain cancels
Moderately paced 8 mile 1400 gain hike on scenic trail through lovely canyon, then on fire road with great mountain and ocean views, to Buzzards Roost. Meet 8 AM Newton Canyon Trailhead. From 101 Ventura Fwy take Kanan Rd exit, go south on Kanan Rd to paved trailhead parking area on west side just north of Tunnel 1 (3rd tunnel from 101 about 1 3/4 miles past Mulholland Hwy). 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 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.