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Los Angeles: Bear Canyon Loop

This 6.5-mile loop passes through sage, chaparral, and oak groves to a high plateau with panoramic views of the Santa Ana Mountains.

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From I-5 near San Juan Capistrano, take CA 74 (Ortega Hwy.) NE for 21 miles. Park at lot across from Ortega Oaks Country Cottage store. Required Forest Service Adventure Pass may be purchased at store ($5/day; $30/year).

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