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Great views go better with sunsets. Here are three LA parks that give you both. Glow for it!

Week 08.25.2015
Regions Southern CA

LA Story

Watch the Sunset from Barnsdall Art Park

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Like a good Hollywood story, the Barnsdall Art Park has made a comeback. Once an overlooked urban space in LA, this 36-acre East Hollywood hillside park is now a burgeoning center of art and local history. Home to the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, the Barnsdall Art Center…
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Eyes Wild Open

2015 Sonoma Optics and Nature Festival

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You’ve got eyes like a hawk when it comes to spotting an owl of a good time. So mark your calendar and get up to wine country for the 4th Annual Wine Country Optics and Nature Festival on the Sonoma Plaza. It’s free and it’s a sight to see! When: Sunday, September 20, 10:00 a.m…
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Stair Master!

Sunset from Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook

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Set at 511 feet, the balcony viewing point at Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook offers a glowing perspective of Los Angeles—especially at sunset. You can drive right up to the overlook, but for a more interesting approach, and free parking, start from city-level and take the heel-toe…
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Wilmington Wanderland

Wilmington Waterfront Park Sunset

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Most people know the Port of Los Angeles as the place with all the smoky factories and huge barges, but this industrial area added some glitter to its grittier side when Wilmington Waterfront Park opened four years ago. It wasn’t without some growing pains (the Port originally…
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    Duck, Duck, Goose!

    Try to get a first-come, first-served campsite at one of the Lakes Basin’s lakeside campgrounds. We love Goose Lake Campground, where there are just 14 sites and no motorized boats.

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    Shealor Stunner

    Robust mountains, striking slabs of granite, and deep green pine reflections make Shealor Lake near Kirkwood resort a jewel of the El Dorado National Forest. Reach this alpine oasis on a 1.3-mile hike.

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    National Parks Road Trip: Circle of Discovery!

    Love national parks? Love road trips? Combine the two on one fabulous Circle of Discovery route in Northern California and Southern Oregon! This itinerary features 7 national parks with wondrous features.

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    Peak-a-View!

    Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the entire country and the seventh deepest in the world. For one of the very best perspectives of this shining blue beauty, hike up to Garfield Peak.

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    Hidden Stairways of SF: Urban Hike

    This guided hike sold out fast, but new dates have been added! Get outdoors and explore the hidden stairways and gardens of San Francisco anew. Small group and socially distanced.

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    Lookout for This View!

    Sierra Buttes Lookout, at a lofty 8,591 feet, is a memory maker for its pucker-worthy stairway to the tower’s balcony. It's a 5-mile (round-trip) hike to reach it. And the reward? Epic!

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    Ah, Good Point

    Ready for a rewarding view? Head to to one of the Peninsula’s favorite promontories: Mori Point. Climb your way up the Bootlegger’s Steps to the Mori Point headland for awesome vantages of the San Mateo Coast.

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    Sleeper Hit

    It's all about the water, and the camping, at Utica Reservoir in Stanislaus National Forest, a High Sierra reservoir perfect for kayak explorations and pitching your tent lakeside..

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