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  1. Northern CA

    Keep It Flowing

    With water still flowing, we’re going to keep the theme going, with more waterfall hikes in their prime right now. Here are three to see!

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  2. Southern CA

    National Park Adventures to Get on Your Calendar

    With their explosion in popularity, now’s the time to start planning ahead for some national park adventures! From booking a cabin stay at the bottom of the Grand Canyon to backpacking a spectacular part of Zion and visiting one of California’s most spectacular places not named Yosemite, here are three to get on the calendar.

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  3. Northern CA

    Wet, Wild, Waterfalls

    Well, this is a wet and wild start to 2023! Stay safe, and when the storms pass, head out on any of these three hikes where the water will be flowing big. Wishing you a waterfall new year!

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  4. Sponsored
    2023-01-18

    Best in Snow

    There’s snow better destination for outdoor fun and events. Plumas County is a northern Sierra Nevada dreamland, with vast outdoor spaces, places, and races! Snowshoe Lassen Volcanic National Park, downhill ski at charming Coppervale Resort, and have a blast at the quirky Longboard Races.

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  5. Southern CA

    Flowbiz!

    Well, who knew Pineapple Express was more than a Seth Rogen movie? Stay safe, and when the storms pass, hike to some waterfalls that have come to life after heavy rains. That's what we call flowbiz!

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  6. Northern CA

    Put it On the Calendar!

    With all the uncertainty surrounding California's back to back to back (to back!) atmospheric rivers, travel and trail conditions are unpredictable. So we're thinking of bigger trips for later in the year. Here are three national park adventures to get booked for 2023! 

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  7. Southern CA

    Out with the Old, In with the New Year

    Stay safe, and when the storms have passed and it's okay to travel, venture out to these three places where you can get your fill of art, culture, park space, and botanicals, with nearby shelter as backup.

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  8. Northern CA

    Top 10 Outdoor Adventures of 2022

    For this year’s Top 10 adventures we used an old school algorithm. What did we like? Actually, these are what you liked too! Some are near, others are a bit further afield, and all are excellent ways to explore our natural environment. So as we bid adieu to 2022, here’s to you and the great outdoors.

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  9. Southern CA

    SoCal's Top 10 Outdoor Adventures of 2022

    It's not easy choosing the year's best outdoor adventures for our annual year-end Top 10 issue. Like a band choosing their greatest hits album, there's just so much good stuff. As we bid adieu to 2022, cheers to you, and the great outdoors.

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  10. Woman jumping on the beach at Pescadero Marsh
    Northern CA

    Freedom of Beach

    Wishing you a very happy holiday season. Deck the halls and the trails with these three winter wanders that have beautiful beach bonuses. Stay tuned next week for our annual Top 10 adventures of the year. Merry and bright!

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  11. Hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park
    Southern CA

    Blissful Beach Hikes

    Happy Holidays! Deck the halls and the trails with these refreshing walks on the beach. Stay tuned next week for our annual Top 10 adventures of the year.

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  12. Northern CA

    A-maze-ing Scenery

    Have an a-maze-ing time on these three outdoor adventures featuring big scenery, festive bonuses, and beautiful labyrinths.

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  13. Southern CA

    Hikes With Holiday Lights

    Some of Southern California's most beautiful hikes are also close to fabulous holiday lights! Enjoy some cheerful scenery and bonus bling courtesy of three spots lighting the nights for the holiday season.

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  14. Briones Regional Park hike
    Northern CA

    Huge Views for the Holidays

    These three hikes and bike rides are bound to deliver that old holiday magic. Deck the trails!

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  15. Sponsored
    2023-01-18

    Best in Snow

    There’s snow better destination for outdoor fun and events. Plumas County is a northern Sierra Nevada dreamland, with vast outdoor spaces, places, and races! Snowshoe Lassen Volcanic National Park, downhill ski at charming Coppervale Resort, and have a blast at the quirky Longboard Races.

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  16. Southern CA

    Tree Great Adventures

    Ready for a little tree time? Find some peace on hikes where trees deck the trails and piney air flows, or gather your friends and family for a merry game of footgolf amid oaks and sycamores. Trees company! --

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  17. Woman hiking at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park in the East Bay
    Northern CA

    Tree Time

    What’s your preference: tranquility, festivity, or a little bit of both? Trees company! These outdoor adventures include redwoods, Torrey pines, Douglas firs, oaks, and beautiful spots for picnicking.

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  18. Southern CA

    Quiet Hikes of Sherman Oaks

    Sherman Oaks is known as a quiet suburb, and locals here know that it’s also home to some of the best quiet hikes in Los Angeles that are 2 miles or less— including a few secret canyons, an epic view, and a tranquil memorial walk by the river.

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  19. Southern CA

    Giving Hikes

    If you're thankful for the great outdoors, these hikes are excellent for their offerings in art, education, rejuvenation, fresh perspectives, and a chance to give back!

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  20. Northern CA

    Shake Your Trail Feathers

    Friends, family, family who are friends, what do you do when the holiday meal has been digested? Shake your trail feathers on these viewtiful hikes, bike rides to beer, and an urban stroll filled with iconic treasures.

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  21. Redding

    A River Runs Through It

    Surrounded by Shasta and Lassen and mountainous Whiskeytown, sunny year-round, and glistening with the Sacramento River running right through it, Redding is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream. Waterfall hikes, craft beer and artisan wines, beautiful biking—get Redding for a wonder-fall escape!

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  22. Hike Olompali State Historic Park
    Northern CA

    Fall Hikes for the Season

    Fall colors, beautiful light, crisp air: these three hikes are autumn-magical and good ways to spend time outdoors for a little alone time, or to share with family and friends over the holiday.

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