Tag: Hiking

Griffith Park – Mt Hollywood

This one is a must when you visit Los Angeles! You get great views of the downtown LA and the Hollywood sign from multiple locations during the hike. You will hike by Griffith Observatory so you can take a break and visit Griffith Observatory if you have time. I especially like this one because it ends with

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Lake Poway to Potato Chip Rock

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, I tackled the next trail on my winter hike wishlist. Location: Poway, CA I packed plenty of water for both of us as I knew there would be no shade on this hike. When I arrived at Lake Poway park just little before 7:30 a.m., there were plenty of parking spaces

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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 Alltrails.com 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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