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Who says there’s no fall in SoCal? Ours lasts right on through November! We have leafy trees (yes, they change color!), we have perfect weather … and we have three hikes that are fall-out gorgeous.

Week 11.14.2019
Regions Southern CA

Planet of the Oaks

Fall Color Hike in Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve in San Diego

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Let us count the number of oak tree species in the Volcan Mountain Wilderness Preserve near Julian: coast, scrub, canyon, black, and Engelmann. Five! The preserve’s Five Oaks Trail is a 3.2-mile hike that boasts all five.
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Arrowhead Ahead

Fall Color Hike on Sawmill Road Loop Trail Near Lake Arrowhead

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Deciduous black oaks and Fremont cottonwoods line the Sawmill Road Loop Trail near Lake Arrowhead, making it one of the best places in SoCal for a seasonal kaleidoscope of changing leaves.
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Ahhh-tumn Yosemite

Fall Getaway to Yosemite's Tenaya Lodge

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Fall colors and fewer people are just a couple of reasons autumn is one of Yosemite’s most beautiful seasons.
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Rocky Picture Show

Fall Color Hike to Suicide Rock in Mount San Jacinto State Park

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Suicide Rock near Idyllwild is a SoCal hot spot for changing colors in the fall, and a great workout as well. The 6.3-mile out-and-back hike rewards with autumn yellows and sweeping views.
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