Easy Hiking in Southern California

Pack a lunch, lace up your walking shoes, and head out to discover the best easy hikes in Southern California. Whether you're in search of a kid-friendly trail or a mellow afternoon stroll, you'll find the perfect path among these 100 choices. 


  • A hike that takes you away from the crowds to a stellar destination—a waterfall, an incredible sunset view, a wildflower-filled meadow, or a peaceful sequoia forest.
  • It's between one and five miles long and walkable by almost anyone in 30 minutes to two hours
  • It doesn't require lugging a heavy backpack into remote terrain or weeks of planning. Just get on the trail and go!

This book provides detailed trip notes, mileage and time estimates, directions, contact information, advice on the best times to go, and tips on how to make the hikes easier or more challenging.

Published by Foghorn Outdoors/Avalon Travel Publishing.

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by Ann Marie Brown
2nd Edition
ISBN 1-56691-660-7
264 pages

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