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    July 8th, 2020

    Short Social Distance Hikes With Big Rewards

    Looking for a little space on the trails? These three hikes in Los Angeles County are short (under 3 miles), offer good social distance, and bring big rewards, from “ultimate” viewpoints to tranquil retreats.

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    July 1st, 2020

    Go Fourth the Great Outdoors

    While this won't be your typical Fourth of July, there are still some ways to clear the Covid-cobwebs outside. We've rounded up a few hikes, and you can also explore our new website for more ideas. Stay safe, follow county protocols, and happy Fourth!

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    June 24th, 2020

    Hike, Scramble, and Rock These Views

    Ready to rock outdoors? Hike, climb, scramble among rock formations that offer bold new heights, huge points of view, and some truly gem moments.

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    11.18.2020

    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District, featuring Burning Man art. And there’s year-round access to all things outdoors…

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    June 16th, 2020

    Lookout Hikes!

    Look, look, lookout! Here come some inspiring views. These three hikes to lookouts are all under 6 miles and packed with scenery, especially from the summits.

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    June 11th, 2020

    Yosemite Re-Opens

    (whispering...) We don't want to cause a mad rush, but the Sierra Nevada's Shangri-La has re-opened! With visitation limited to about 50% of normal, it's a great time to hit the trails.

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    June 4th, 2020

    The Outdoors for Everyone

    Since 2006 our credo has been "the outdoors for everyone.” This was meant to inspire outdoor adventures for anybody, regardless of experience level, age, income, gender, or race.

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    May 28th, 2020

    Reacquainted with the Outdoors

    Slow and steady, here we go ... outside is making a comeback. Here are some hikes in various counties across Southern California to get you inspired.

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    May 21st, 2020

    Easy Does It Outdoors

    We're dipping our pinky toe into the outdoors again. Here's a list to consider. Check your county's ordinance for outdoor recreation and mask usage. Stay safe and enjoy the parks!

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    May 14th, 2020

    Shortlist These National Parks

    We love our national parks. So we created a shortlist of the top parks to visit, and the best hikes to do, once they re-open. We can't wait to get back!

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    May 7th, 2020

    New Rules of the Trail

    As parks around California begin to re-open, we came up with tips for being responsible on your outdoor adventures. Let’s do our part so we can all keep enjoying the parks!

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    April 16th, 2020

    The Outdoors We're Craving

    We're sharing what adventures we're most craving and plan to do as soon as the time is right

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    March 26th, 2020

    How to #OptInside

    Getting a little stir crazy? Covid-19 has unfortunately shut down a lot of open space. What to do? We have a few ways to bring the great outdoors indoors. We've called it #OptInside. Check out the list of easy things to do indoors.

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    March 19th, 2020

    Social Distance Hikes & Bike Rides

    We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite easy hikes and bike rides around SoCal. Due to the changing dynamics, please check the official websites to learn about and updates in status.

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    11.18.2020

    A Very Reno Winter

    You’ve never had a winter vacation like Reno Tahoe! The Biggest Little City in the World is also one of the best winter basecamps. The Truckee River flows right through its lively Riverwalk District, featuring Burning Man art. And there’s year-round access to all things outdoors…

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    March 12th, 2020

    Last-minute Waterfalls

    When water falls: waterfalls! While it may not last long, the wet skies have perked up some natural waterworks around SoCal. Go get 'em while you can.

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    March 5th, 2020

    Short Hikes, Huge Views

    Do good views always require big hikes? Nahhh! These three trails offer fantastic visual rewards in 5 miles or less.

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    February 27th, 2020

    Beach You to It

    It's not too soon to put some spring in your step with these Malibu hikes and beaches. Bu-yeah!

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    February 20th, 2020

    Adventure Plan for Palomar

    There’s a beautiful new trail at Palomar Arboretum, starry night camping on Palomar Mountain, and a panoramic lookout in Palomar State Park

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    February 13th, 2020

    Romancing SoCal

    Some of the best dates are in the great outdoors. So show this to the one(s) you love and get out there!

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    February 6th, 2020

    Winter Wander Falls

    Short hike to a waterfall? Water you waiting for! These three hikes have some sweet features that go with their flow.

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    January 30th, 2020

    Small Towns, Big Adventures

    Three small-town explorations for you that include waterfalls, murals, and fabulous vista hikes.

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    Get Outdoors In Sonoma County This Fall

    Sonoma County's great outdoors includes hike-in beaches, hidden redwoods, and a new zipline-to-treehouse stay. Here are 5 of the best ways to explore outdoors in Sonoma County.

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    GOAT Coastal Hike + Sunset

    GOAT (greatest of all time) Sonoma Coast experience? Hike the Kortum Trail, wine taste on a patio overlooking the Russian River, and catch a sensational sunset at, yep, Goat Rock Beach.

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    Seed the Day!

    Redwoods in Orange County? It's true! Find them on this 2-mile loop hike in Brea's Carbon Canyon Regional Park, home to 241 Sequoia sempervirens specimens. The tallest is nearly 100 feet!

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    Park it Here

    Do a 2.5-mile scenic hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park in Los Angeles. It’s got big trees, big ocean views, and one big SoCal surprise. It's also got a food and beer bonus!

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    Opt for Oursan

    Hike the trail less traveled in the East Bay's Briones Regional Park. The Oursan Trail is pure serenity on a wide hiking path skirting the northern shores of Briones Reservoir.

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    Muir Woods Through the Backdoor

    A backdoor entrance into Muir Woods? Hike a tranquil trail that starts in Mount Tamalpais State Park and quietly leads into Muir Woods, letting you avoid the busyness of the main parking area.

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    Refreshingly Different

    Reno Tahoe is where America’s largest alpine lake meets the Biggest Little City in the World. Easily access the best ski resorts (and hot springs!) and have urban adventures at your fingertips.

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    Forest Bathe Under the Redwoods

    Giant Douglas firs and a peaceful madrone- and tanoak-studded forest make the hiking at Sanborn County Park sublime, but there’s an added majesty here thanks to the Todd Creek Redwoods Grove.

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