Views and Brews

Easy magic trick: one, two, three ... San Dimas! This city tucked within the San Gabriel Valley is a gateway to glorious hiking trails less traveled, with stellar views and a few places to grab bonus brews.

Week 10.20.2021
Regions Southern CA

Hidden Horsethief + Highpoint Brewing

Hike at Horsethief Canyon Park in San Dimas

Hiker walking under a tree canopy at Horsethief Canyon Park in San Dimas
HIker walking a wide trail at Horsethief Canyon Park in San Dimas
Person sitting at a bench at a highpoint overlooking the San Gabriels at Horsethief Canyon Park in San Dimas
Hike a 2.5-mile loop at hidden Horesethief Canyon Park in San Dimas, then head for some beers at nearby Highpoint Brewing.
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Four Ways to Fall for North Lake Tahoe

Autumn Hikes and Adventures in North Lake Tahoe

As vivid autumn colors start to line the sky and crowds begin to dwindle, North Lake Tahoe’s breathtaking secret season takes over and is a favorite among locals. With turning leaves, crisp air, and 12 towns to explore, North Lake Tahoe is the place to disconnect.
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Long Zen Hike, then Beer

Hike the Michael D. Antonovich Trail in San Dimas

Sign for the San Dimas Antonovich Trail
Hiker walking The Antonovich Trail in San Dimas
Hiker walking under a canopy of trees at The Antonovich Trail in San Dimas
Hike + Beers: Beautiful! The Michael D. Antonovich Trail is a gentle 7.6-mile out-and-back canyon adventure in San Dimas. Followed by more bliss at Arrow Lodge Brewing.
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Bonelli By Golly!

Hiking the Bonelli Park Loop Trail

The 6.3-mile Bonelli Park Loop Trail is proof you don’t have to go far to escape the city. It’s in the heart of the metro area in San Dimas, freeway-close to a gazillion people. But the park’s nearly 2,000 acres of rolling hills give you a sense of distance from the cares of the
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Trending Stories NorCal

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  1. Big Wave Hiking

    Pillar Point Bluff's amazing trail system is a coastal haven most popular for being the best spot to watch the famed Mavericks surf break in winter. But this place is beautiful year round for hiking.

  2. Sweet and Salty

    Located on Highway 1 about 18 miles north of Jenner, Salt Point State is wild, scenic, and one of the most beautiful places to do some classic coastal camping.

  3. Up Umunhum

    Rising from the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Umunhum is one of the Bay Area’s highest points, reaching an impressive 3,486 feet. With the new 7.4-mile (round-trip) addition to the Bay Area Ridge Trail, locals can finally step up to its peak.

  4. Barnabe Bonanza

    Sure, there are higher mountains in Marin (Mount Tam) and easier ascents (Mount Burdell), but is there a more expansive North Bay view? Barnabe Peak in Samuel P. Taylor State Park offers a glorious panorama including Mount Tam, Mount Diablo, and Mount St. Helena.


Trending Stories SoCal

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  1. Secret Stair Master!

    Step up to a wonderful 2-mile, nearly 1000-step workout in peaceful Pasadena that is part leg labor, part suburban stroll, and all serene secret.

  2. Hidden Stairway in Silver Lake

    Life in Los Angeles can be vibrant in so many ways, including stairways! This hidden stairway hike in Silver Lake features colorfully artistic and historic steps via 1.5 miles, four unique staircases, and countless local food options for a bite to eat.

  3. Apple of Your Eye

    That fall feeling is definitely in the air and on display at the Oak Glen Preserve. Apple orchards and colorful leaves are a bonus, as are the apple cider donuts and slushies you can enjoy post-hike.

  4. Hidden Trio

    A trio of hidden canyons is often found in more remote places, but they're also on this urban walk in the serene hills of eastside’s Mount Washington. Head here for a beautiful 7-mile (round-trip) neighborhood tour of historic homes, ample greenspace, and, yes, three hidden canyons.