Author: Jamie

Winter Hike Begins in LA

There are several dog-friendly trails in Whittier but Whittier is toooo hot during summer for Xena (for me too!) so the trails in the area have been on my Winter Hike wishlist for a while. The trailhead of Hellman Wilderness Park should’ve been easy to find if had the right location pinned but instead

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Westridge Canyonback Park

Unlike the rest of the country, the best time to hike is just starting in southern California. This hike starts from Mandeville Canyon Park in Pacific Palisades then leads you to Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park. Dogs are allowed off-leash as long as they are under your control. Love it! Nearby Topanga Canyon doesn’t allow dogs so it makes

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