Most People Have Never Heard About This Charming Small Town Hiding In Southern California

If you’ve spent enough time in Southern California you know there’s so much more to SoCal than sandy beaches and oceanfront property. If you enjoy exploring remote parts of our state as much as I do, then you’ll want to take a look at this super tiny town that you may have passed through before without ever knowing it existed.

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This scenic trail starts in Pine Valley and runs all the way to Barret Lake. Watch this awesome video posted by Billy Ortiz to get the directions to the trail and see a glimpse of the creekside route:

Have you ever had the chance to stop in Pine Valley before? It’s a great place to get away from the hectic city and spend some time in a place where life moves a bit slower. And you’ll definitely want to check out that gorgeous hiking trail while you’re there.

If you enjoyed learning about Pine Valley, you might also want to take a look at a few more small SoCal towns: 10 Slow-Paced Small Towns In Southern California Where Life Is Still Simple.