12 Of The Greatest Hiking Trails On Earth Are Right Here In Southern California

If you love being outdoors and exploring new hikes and old favorite trails, then Southern California is the place to be. Here’s a list of 12 of the most blissful places to explore in SoCal where you can get outside and wander along a beautiful and scenic trail with some of the most heavenly views imaginable.

Please note, Switzer Falls Trail and Mt. Waterman Trail are temporarily closed.

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What a fantastic way to experience Southern California on foot. Do you have any favorite trails that showed up on this list?

For another place to explore in SoCal, take a look at this enchanting one-mile hike hiding inside a national forest.

Address: 25225 Hwy 243Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA 92549
Address: 14 Angeles Crest HwyLa Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
Address: 2435 Kuehner DrSimi Valley, CA 93063