Beer Here Now

The glass is more than half full on these three hikes that end in beer(s). Get your fill of outdoors with huge mountain views and a beach to beach ramble that goes between breweries. Here's to hikes, and beer!

Week: 08.23.2022
Regions: Southern CA

Verdugos on Draft

Hiking Wildwood Canyon Park in the Verdugo Mountains and Beer Tasting at Brewyard Beer Co.

Hiker on a trail at Wildwood Canyon Park in Burbank
A tough workout followed by an ice-cold beer really makes you feel alive. Test your vitality and revive your energy via a 3-mile (round-trip) out-and-back trek in the Verdugo Mountains and a hoppy reward at nearby Brewyard Beer Company.
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Whiskey You Were Here!

Getaway to Whiskeytown National Recreation Area near Redding

waterfalls in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
waterfalls in Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
beach fun at Whiskeytown National Recreation Area
Whiskeytown National Recreation Area is surrounded by miles of trails for hiking and mountain biking, beaches for lounging, and waterfalls. It’s also home to some of the best mellow paddling in the state.
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Gameface: Ladyface!

Hike Ladyface Peak in Agoura Hills Then Enjoy Ladyface Brewery

Sometimes a truly cool basecamp is all you need to spur you to new heights. Enter Tavern Tomoko and Ladyface Brewery  in Agoura Hills, set at the foot of Ladyface Peak’s rugged 2,030-foot summit. Before the beer, get an early start to beat the heat and bag the peak via a challenging 2.25-mile (round-trip) hike.
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Mount Lowe, Meet Mt. Lowe!

Hiking Mount Lowe and Beer Tasting at Mt. Lowe Brewery

Mount Lowe? Sure, it’s a magnificent summit in the San Gabriels. Mt. Lowe? Sure, it’s a brilliant brewery in the San Gabriel Valley. Both are true, and that’s something to celebrate with a hike and a hoisting of a beer at Arcadia’s Mt. Lowe Brewing. Company.
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  1. Bikers checking out the view of the reservoir from a bench in El Sereno Open Space Preserve on the Bay Area Ridge Trail

    Serenity in El Sereno

    This one’s for solitude seekers. The El Sereno Open Space Preserve leg of the Bay Area Ridge Trail is a new 7-mile (out-and-back) adventure for hikers and cyclists, winding through the chaparral with 1,000 feet of elevation gain and gorgeous views as payoff.

  2. Eat, Sleep, Beach, Repeat

    If you’re looking for one of those ultra-relaxing getaways where you can sit back and soak in some nature and nurture, head to Mendocino and follow this eat, beach, sleep, repeat itinerary ...

  3. Going Deep

    Mesmerized, educated, and inspired are just a few of things you can’t help but feel while visiting the Monterey Bay Aquarium and its spellbinding new exhibition, Into the Deep.

  4. woman riding a bike in North Lake Tahoe

    Just in Time for Tahoe!

    Shorter days, cooler nights, and plenty of room to roam: Fall is amazing in North Lake Tahoe! You’re just in time to enjoy North Lake Tahoe’s autumn splendor among trails less crowded.


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  1. Historic Hidden Gem

    Smack in the middle of Monterey, and featuring a phenomenal view of the bay and the harbor, Lower Presidio Historic Park is truly an undiscovered gem. In fact, some historians have called it “the most historically significant site on the West Coast of America.”

  2. Two people walking towards Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point Orange County

    Getting Salty

    Long walks on the beach are great, but what about long walks to the beach? This 7.7-mile (round-trip) to the beautiful Salt Creek Beach in Dana Point is one of the best in Orange County.

  3. Beauty and the Beach

    Sweeping, romantic, and vast, Garrapata State Park has all the stuff of swoon-worthy scenery. There’s a magical beach backed by hulking cliffs with a hiking trail we like best in the later afternoon, when the beach can be blissfully deserted.

  4. Pointing It Out

    Wanna hike where the locals do? Visit the new Palo Corona Regional Park in Carmel for a 4.5-mile (round-trip) journey through a beautiful oak forest and up to Inspiration Point for beautiful coastal vistas.