Trees Company

Trees are a vital part of our ecosystem, filtering air, providing shade, and just comforting us with their quiet beauty. From hidden redwoods to secret Torrey Pines and Joshua trees not in Joshua Tree, here are some top tall-tree outdoor adventures.

Week: 05.25.2022
Regions: Southern CA

Take the Musical Road

Drive the Musical Road in Antelope Valley

Sign reading The Musical Road and showing the road in Antelope Valley
Drive the Musical Road—one of only a handful in the world—to connect two of Antelope Valley’s best parks, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve with its Joshua Trees and Apollo Community Regional Park.
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Now You Sea It

Monterey Bay Aquarium's New Into the Deep Exhibit

Kelp Forest
couple viewing kelp forest
The Monterey Bay Aquarium's newest exhibition, Into the Deep, is a fully integrated ocean experience taking you from mesmerizing shoreline kelp forests all the way to the bottom of the sea.
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Park it Here

Scenic Hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park in Los Angeles

Hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park
Do a 2.5-mile scenic hike from Point Fermin Park to Angels Gate Park in Los Angeles. It’s got big trees, big ocean views, and a food and beer bonus!
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SoCal's Sequoias

Hiking to Giant Sequoias in Heaps Peak Arboretum

Heaps Peak Arboretum
Nestled at over 6,000 feet in the San Bernardino National Forest, Heaps Peak Arboretum in Skyforest has a stellar collection of massive trees that include giant sequoias.
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Rogers That!

Forest Bathing at Will Rogers State Historic Park in Los Angeles

This 2.25-mile loop in Will Rogers State Historic Park dazzles with panoramas and eucalyptus forest bathing amid a massive grove that will have you looking up for koalas in California.
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Secret Trail at Torrey Pines

Find a secret hike at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County

Hiker on a trail overlooking the Pacific ocean at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County
Hiker walking along the beach at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County
Hiker passing an information sign at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County
Hiker walking among Torrey pines at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County
Find cliff climbs, sandy strolls, and secret hikes throughout “America’s finest sandy stretch" at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve in San Diego County.
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Seed the Day!

Hike Among Redwoods in Orange County at Carbon Canyon Regional Park

Hike Carbon Canyon Regional Park Coastal Redwood Grove
Redwoods in Orange County? It's true! Find them on this 2-mile loop hike in Brea's Carbon Canyon Regional Park, home to 241 Sequoia sempervirens specimens. The tallest is nearly 100 feet!
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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.

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  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 ...

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  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.

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    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.”

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  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.

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  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.

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  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.

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