I live in south Orange County where most people are completely unaware of the hundreds of great hiking trails available right in their backyard. I write about my trail discoveries at SoCalHiker.net and post many of them here at EveryTrail.
I hike at least two nights a week, with longer hikes on the weekend.
I just completed my second thru-hike of the John Muir Trail last August.
Created in 1890, Sequoia National Park is home to the largest trees on earth and the tallest peak in the contiguous United States. At 404,063 acres and over 90% of designated wilderness, Sequoia... more
Yosemite Valley is by far the most popular area of the park, attracting visitors from every corner of the workd. It is home to the most famous sights as we well as the largest crowds. The valley... more
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is the largest state park in California. Five hundred miles of dirt roads, 12 wilderness areas and many miles of hiking trails provide visitors with an unparalleled... more
Crystal Cove State Park’s rolling surf, wide sandy beaches, tide pools, gently sloping hills, and deeply wooded canyons and ridges provide a delightful contrast to its urban surroundings. Located... more