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Local Hikes: California/Nevada/Hawaii

Hike to the world's best tropical campsite, see elephant seals, and trek through poppies. (Click linked trips for GPS waypoints, photos, and more.)

Quick City Escapes
Amazon’s best-selling guidebook authors choose killer dayhikes near…

Los Angeles from Jerry Schad
Afoot & Afield Los Angeles County: A Comprehensive Hiking Guide, Afoot and Afield, $20
> Gabrielino Trail to Sturtevant Falls, Angeles NF
> Solstice Canyon Trail, Santa Monica Mountains NRA
> Bear Canyon Trail, Angeles NF

Las Vegas from Branch Whitney
Hiking Las Vegas: 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles of the Strip, Huntington Press, $18
> Monument Traverse from Black Velvet trailhead, Red Rocks SP
> Pine Creek Trail, Red Rocks SP
> Lost Creek Trail, Red Rocks SP

San Francisco from Ann Marie Brown
101 Great Hikes of the San Francisco Bay Area, Moon Outdoors, $18
> Matt Davis/Steep Ravine Loop, Mt. Tamalpais SP
> Sky Trail, Point Reyes NS
> Berry Creek Loop, Big Basin Redwoods SP

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