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Pacific Crest Trail signpost against the sandstone rock landscape of Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park.
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SoCal Wanderer

6 Hikes to Help You Up Your Pacific Crest Trail Game

You don’t have to be a thru-hiker to enjoy the scenery of the Pacific Crest Trail. Spanning over 200 miles along the northern edge the San Bernardino and Angeles National Forests, the Pacific Crest Trail has a number of day hikes for every level of recreation.
An illustration of a car driving away on the road
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SoCal Wanderer

Where to Feed Your Wanderlust as SoCal Reopens for Exploration

No matter what your comfort level is right now, there are plenty of ways to explore what Southern California has to offer — on the road, at the beach and even up in the air. Not sure where to start? We put our best ideas together in this one handy guide
An illustration of the S.S. Dominator Shipwreck
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SoCal Wanderer

Where to Find SoCal's Most Fascinating Coastal Ruins

Here are five historic sites along our shores where you can explore the ruins of our recreation, our coastal defense, and even a maritime disaster.
Aerial view of coastline at Hollister Ranch. | Gevork Mkrtchyan
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Earth Focus

The Long Battle Over Coastal Access at Hollister Ranch

A legal fight at Hollister Ranch could have lasting implications on the future of public access to the California coast.
Mill Creek
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California Coastal Trail

Five of Del Norte County's Best Hikes

From historic trails through secluded forests to loops that offer vistas of remarkable sea stacks, Del Norte County is a vital destination for hikers seeking a rare California.
shelter cove
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California Coastal Trail

Five of Humboldt County's Best Campgrounds

Sleep, dream and recreate at these five campgrounds that grace Humboldt's northern kingdom.
fern canyon
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California Coastal Trail

Five of Humboldt County's Best Hikes

Host to outstanding coastal and forest habitats, Humboldt County is a paradise of hiking destinations.
navarro river redwoods state park
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California Coastal Trail

Five of Mendocino County's Best Campgrounds

From deep redwood havens to driftwood-adorned beaches, visitors are spoiled with camping choices on this northern coast.
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