Best Easy Day Hikes Conejo Valley

Author: Allen Riedel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076276581X
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Best Easy Day Hikes Conejo Valley, CA includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 18 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

Best Easy Day Hikes San Fernando Valley

Author: Deke Williams
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762761512
Size: 42.50 MB
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Best Easy Day Hikes San Fernando Valley includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for nineteen easy-to-follow hikes in and around the Valley in Southern California. Explore the diverse scenery and natural splendors—including the beautiful Caballero Canyon Trail and Topanga State Park, the world’s largest wild area within a major city. Look inside for: • One-hour strolls to five-hour adventures • Mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps • Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs, children, nature lovers, or great views • GPS coordinates

Day Hikes In Ventura County California

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781573420198
Size: 60.17 MB
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This guide covers 43 of the best hikes in the county. There are hikes from Point Magu State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains to the Matilija and Sespe Wilderness Areas in the Los Padres National Forest. There are hikes around the communities of Thousand Oaks, Ojai, Agoura Hills, Simi Valley, Moorpark, Fillmore, Santa Paula, Ventura, Camarillo, Newbury Park, and Oak Park. The hikes include steep, streamfed canyons with pools, waterfalls and grottos, weathered sandstone outcroppings and caves, rolling meadows and panoramic overlooks. No other book concentrates exclusively on Ventura County.

Agoura Hills

Author: Susan M. Pascal
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738599514
Size: 11.14 MB
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Nestled amongst the Santa Monica Mountains, Agoura Hills is considered the western gateway to Los Angeles County. Originally inhabited by the Chumash Indians, the area was a well-known stagecoach stop for early settlers heading west thanks to its accessibility to well water. In 1927, Paramount Pictures purchased a ranch and started making movies; hence, the town became known as Picture City, having drawn the likes of silent film star Laura LaPlante (for whom a street was named), Gary Cooper, Clark Gable, and Claudette Colbert. The town was renamed by the Post Office to Agoura Hills after French settler Pierre Agoure. In 1982, the residents voted to officially incorporate the 7.9-square-mile region, making Agoura Hills Los Angeles County's 82nd city. Today, Agoura Hills is a flourishing, family-friendly community known for its award-winning schools, lush and beautiful parks, biking and hiking trails, and burgeoning businesses. The area has become one of the most desirable places to live in Los Angeles, yet the population remains relatively low at approximately 20,000 residents.

Western Filming Locations

Author: Jerry L. Schneider
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692564417
Size: 32.30 MB
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Wherever Westerns have been shot, this series of books will detail the history of the sites used, illustrate those sites, and include a filmography of films and television shows which used that site. While this series will not cover all sites, it will contain the vast majority of them. This fifth book covers 59 of the sites utilized in California. North Ranch Update Oak Park Westlake Blvd Rancho Placeritos/Melody Ranch Update Cave of Munit Pierre Domec's First Adobe House, 17085 Rancho St., Encino Fryman Ranch Mckinley School for Boys El Rey Hotel San Fernando Train Depot Mulholland Dam 20th Century Fox Studio Update 1504 N. Commonwealth Ave 4363 Sunset Drive Los Angeles Stock Yard Glendale Train Depot Mount Wilson Crystal Lake Baldwin Hills Oil Field Lovejoy Butte/Lake Los Angeles Piute Butte/Antelope Valley Indian Museum Miscellaneous Antelope Valley Areas El Mirage Dry Lake Lone Pine Canyon Mormon Rocks Quartzite Mountain Area Old Town Victorville and Railroad Depot North Verde Ranch/Kemper Campbell Ranch Upper Narrows Upper Desert Knolls Area N. B. Murray "Overall Wearing" Dude Ranch Highway 18/Joshua Road Area Fairview Mountain/Sycamore Rocks Fairview Valley/Reeves Dry Lake Deadman Hill (Granite Mountain) Deadman Point Rabbit Dry Lake Lucerne Valley Lucerne Dry Lake Cougar Buttes Miscellaneous Victor Valley Areas Whitehorse Ranch Calico Ghost Town Pioneertown Hayden Movie Ranch Stillwell's Resort Joshua Tree Palm Springs/Palm Canyon Mecca Mojave Rosamond Muroc Dry Lake Tropico Mine Taft Harry Quinn Ranch Cuddeback Lake Ridgecrest Saltdale

Conejo Valley

Author: Jeffrey Wayne Maulhardt
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738580395
Size: 42.81 MB
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The amorphous Conejo Valley today encompasses the southeastern portion of Ventura County in and around Thousand Oaks, including Newbury Park and Lake Sherwood, near where the I-101 exits Los Angeles County at Westlake Village on its way west and north. Human history in the Conejo Valley dates back to the hunting and gathering days of the Chumash Native Americans. The short Spanish and Mexican periods added a few adobe buildings, erected for respites taken by vaqueros and later cattle rustlers on these rolling grasslands north of the coastal Santa Monica Mountains. In the 19th century, a grand hotel was constructed, and a stage route was established. Grain farmers tried to tame the thirsty hills of the Conejo Valley before the arrival of scenic neighborhoods and malls after World War II.

The Devil S Highway

Author: Luis Alberto Urrea
Publisher: Back Bay Books
ISBN: 031604928X
Size: 37.14 MB
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The author of "Across the Wire" offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of 26 men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona. Only 12 men came back out. "Superb . . . Nothing less than a saga on the scale of the Exodus and an ordeal as heartbreaking as the Passion . . . The book comes vividly alive with a richness of language and a mastery of narrative detail that only the most gifted of writers are able to achieve.--"Los Angeles Times Book Review."

Hiking Waterfalls In Colorado

Author: Susan Joy Paul
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493003283
Size: 38.20 MB
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From the Front Range to the West Slope, Colorado boasts beautiful waterfalls. Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for more than 125 of the most scenic waterfall hikes in the state. Hike descriptions also include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. From Crestone to Telluride, Grand Junction to Steamboat Springs, Walden to Westcliffe, Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado will take you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, and from popular city parks to the most remote and secluded corners of the state to view the most spectacular waterfalls.

Afoot And Afield San Diego County

Author: Jerry Schad
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899975151
Size: 14.61 MB
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The Los Angeles Times has hailed Southern California' hiking guru Jerry Schad's Afoot & Afield San Diego County as "the bible of San Diego hiking." Encompassing the county from Sunset Cliff Park and the Bayside Trail at Point Loma to Fonts Point in the Borrego Badlands, this hiking guide is the "must-have" to explore San Diego's diverse outdoors. The book covers all the worthwhile hiking destinations throughout the county - including the coast, foothills, mountains, and desert - in trips ranging from the short family excursions to multi-day backpacks. This long-awaited fourth edition of San Diego County's most recognized and comprehensive hiking guide has been fully updated and expanded to cover 250 hikes. All new maps.