- 125 of the best trails throughout the Los Angeles metro area
- Easy-to-use, well-organized guide to hiking in the greater Los Angeles area
- Hikes feature ocean views, waterfalls, coastal canyons, native grasslands, rocky peaks, desert wildflowers, and more
- 1 percent of sales benefit Western National Parks Association
In Southern California, the city of Los Angeles alone covers more than 500 square miles. Yet beyond the freeways and suburbia, there is a surprising amount of hikeable green space and wilderness. This new guide details trails in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the world's largest urban national park stretching from the Pacific Coast right into Hollywood itself; the Santa Susana Mountains in Los Padres National Forest; Angeles National Forest, including the San Gabriels and Mount San Antonio, the highest point in Los Angeles County; the striking desert landscape of Antelope Valley; the Santa Ana Mountains; portions of the San Bernardino Mountains; Chino Hills State Park; and slivers of green space and city parks such as famed Griffith Park. **Mountaineers Books designates 1 percent of the sales of select guidebooks in our Day Hiking series toward conservation and trail maintenance.
For this book, our 1 percent of sales is going to Western National Parks Association