Hiker taking a picture of the San Gabriel Mountains on a trail at Azusa River Wilderness Park in Los Angeles

Find Your Flow

Refresh your spring with some hikes and bike rides alongside rivers, with bonuses like artwork, flowers, and beer! Here are three places where adventure includes a river running through it. Get flowing!

Week: 04.27.2022
Regions: Southern CA

A River Runs Through It

Hike a riverside trail at Azusa River Wilderness Park in Los Angeles

hiker overlooking the scenery at Azusa River Wilderness Park in the San Gabriels
Hiker looking at the San Gabriel River in Azusa River Wilderness Park
Hiker walking on a trail at Azusa River Wilderness Park in the San Gabriels
Hiker taking a photo of the San Garbriels in Azusa River Wilderness Park in the San Gabriels
Even the most avid LA hikers don’t know there's a riverside hike at the base of the beloved San Gabriels in Azusa River Wilderness Park.
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Go "Into the Deep"

New Exhibition Opens at Monterey Bay Aquarium

The Monterey Bay Aquarium introduces Into the Deep: Exploring Our Undiscovered Ocean, a first-of-its-kind living exhibition. Be among the first to witness the crown jewel creatures of the deep sea!
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Frogtown Strutter’s Stroll

Walking the Los Angeles River Trail Through Frogtown

Walking the Los Angeles River Trail Through Frogtown
Don’t go dismissing the Los Angeles River as merely a 51-mile concrete channel. It’s a genuine urban artery that links real neighborhoods, and its riverside bike/ped paths endear it to locals and sojourners alike. One of our favorite stretches runs through the Elysian Valley—a 2-
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Riding Riverside’s Riverside

Bicycling the Santa Ana River Trail in Riverside

Yes, Riverside has a river, and bicycling the Santa Ana River Trail from Fairmount Park to the Van Buren Bridge and back (a 12.8-mile round-trip) is a great way to see it. Well, you’ll see it occasionally, anyway. This well-trafficked bike route quickly links to Riverside’s more
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  1. Sebastopol Food & Wine Roll

    One apple farm, three charming towns, multiple wineries, and infinite natural beauty. Savor a perfect autumn day in Sonoma County by biking the West County Regional Trail from Sebastopol to Forestville via Graton. It’s a 17-mile (round-trip) adventure. 

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  2. Hiker taking a photo of sunset at Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve

    Sunshine and Skyline

    Head to Russian Ridge Open Space Preserve for a 4-mile out-and-back hike on the Bay Area Ridge Trail that offers a front-row seat to spectacular sunsets.

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  3. Hike Los Trancos Open Space Preserve in the Santa Cruz Mountains

    Light of Los Trancos

    In autumn, Los Trancos Open Space Preserve lights up with orange-red maples, yellow hazelnut, and deciduous oaks, making this 2.5-mile hike in the Santa Cruz mountains a wonder-fall destination.

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    Center of Attention

    Central Oregon is home to the craft beer capital of the US, the Deschutes River, and trails for every kind of outdoor adventure: hiking, skiing, paddling, biking, and—of course—relaxing at fire pits.

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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.

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  2. Hiker at Dos Picos County Park in San Diego County

    Dos Picos

    The 1.4-mile loop around Dos Picos County Park is a small yet mighty gem in northern San Diego County. It's gentle and packs a bunch of scenery.

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  3. U-pick and Hike

    Some of the most delicious anywhere grow on trees high up in the San Bernardino Mountains in the town of Oak Glen, where Los Rios Rancho, So Cal’s largest historic apple ranch, grows 32 varieties, all completely organic, and available as u-picks.

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  4. Hike to an epic vista in the San Gabriels via the Colby Trail in Glendora

    Do It for a Donut!

    Why bust your legs on this 2.25-mile hike in the San Gabriels? Two words: Donuts. Donuts. Okay, you’ll also get great views and a fine workout, but we guarantee that the treat alone merits the trek.

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