Long Distance Hike: Willow Staging Area - Backpacker

Long Distance Hike: Willow Staging Area

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Group: Laguna Canyon Foundation

When: Saturday, 9/30, 8–11 am

Where: Willow Canyon

Cost: Parking $3/vehicle


Note: This is a strenous hike.

Explore the beauty and diversity of Willow Canyon, Bommer Ridge and Emerald Canyon in the backcountry of the Laguna Coast Wilderness Park. This will be a strenuous, 7.2-mile hike (650-ft. elevation gain) over rocky, steep, and uneven terrain. We will hike through sycamore and oak woodlands, coastal sage scrub, and along ridges with beautiful vistas. Participants should be fit and able to hike long distances. For your safety and comfort bring 2-3 liters of water, a hat, a hearty snack and proper hiking shoes. Ages 15 and up. Laguna Coast Wilderness Park, Willow Canyon Staging Area (west side of Laguna Canyon Rd/SR-133, just south of El Toro Road).

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