Tag Archives: Nature

Are You Looking For A Good Hike? Try The Scenic Coastal Wetlands: Known To Locals As “The Back Bay”.

Nestled in the center of busy streets, multi-million dollar homes and shopping malls is a small body of water that is teaming with life: the Newport Back Bay. The reserve encompasses the inland delta that connects the Upper Newport Bay … Continue reading

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You’ll be Surprised at What You Find While Hiking in Malibu Creek State Park

Malibu Creek State Park is a sprawling, magical landscape; complete with massive jagged mountains, cliffs, and vast gorges that were formed over two million years ago. Just 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles, the park has over 4,000 acres, featuring … Continue reading

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Are You Afraid Of Hiking Solo?

Hiking is one of the few activities where there is no shortage. There are countless mountains to conquer, waterfalls to see and views to take in. Nature offers something that being indoors simply can’t. It is motivating to walk among … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Ortega Highway: A Dumping Ground For Serial Killers

A scenic road winding through mountains, pine forests and pastoral valleys, connecting South County and Lake Elsinore, is a crucial link for commuters, and a weekend thrill ride for motorcyclists, and also a dumping ground used by criminals who wait … Continue reading

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The History of Crystal Cove State Park

Orange County may not be known for its hiking, mountain biking and other outdoor adventures, but the free-spirited outdoorsman/woman knows much better. I’ve been exploring Orange County for two years and have never found myself unsatisfied by all of its … Continue reading

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Abalone Sea Cave & Portuguese Bend Palos Verdes

Smoke from fires set by Native Americans hunting game on the hillsides overlooking San Pedro Bay, inspired Portuguese explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo to name this natural harbor Bahia de los Fumos or “Bay of Smokes.” On October 8, 1542, when … Continue reading

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Why You Should Take In The Views From Point Vicente

Set on the curve of a steep cliff, where it has stood since 1926, the San Vicente Lighthouse is a historical beauty that continues to renew its usefulness with every passing night. The Vicente Lighthouse has long been one of … Continue reading

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