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Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve

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Easy Get Away

This is green space that is close to a populated area, but still seems far away when you get on the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
paulsa
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Van Nuys, CA
So remote, so close, rustic, and full of wildlife

So remote, so close, rustic, and full of wildlife. Trails are marked and others trail off on their... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Cavydad
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Camarillo, California
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24 Oct 2018
“Easy Get Away”
28 Sep 2017
“So remote, so close, rustic, and full of wildlife”
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Rolling hills studded with valley oaks, sycamore-lined canyon bottoms, miles of potential trails, and vistas of unspoiled California landscapes are now part of a parkland legacy.
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North of US-101 and West of Valley Circle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 91307
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is green space that is close to a populated area, but still seems far away when you get on the trails. This is a good place to see wildlife. Multiple trails for hikers, trail runners, and bikes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank paulsa
Reviewed September 28, 2017

So remote, so close, rustic, and full of wildlife. Trails are marked and others trail off on their own. Hard to really get lost. Just find a high point and get reoriented. Pack water and remain hydrated. Same with bring trail snacks and a sandwich....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed February 6, 2017

So close to, and so far from, the bustle of greater Los Angeles. The city is fortunate to have preserved such incredible green space within its borders. Hikes here range from hilly walks to strenuous ascents. The views are spectacular, the vegetation and wildlife are...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Larry M
Reviewed August 26, 2016

It is always amazing to me how far away from the city you feel when you explore this preserve. I run on the trails here a lot and there is peace and quiet (except for the occasional coyote howling), and lot of wildlife, including coyotes,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dee Dee U
Reviewed March 8, 2016

This place is very close to where we live so we frequent this place. We go to El Scorpion Park on Vanowen and hike up from there. It's about a mile and a half to Victory Trailhead and once you reach there, you can take...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank Don K
Reviewed January 13, 2016

Great place to hike. Keep dogs on leashes. Coyotes in the area are not afraid of you. Geocaching too.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Barthish
Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

If you're the kind of person who likes a surprise around each corner, this is the trail for you. With so many dips, rises, and turns around hills, that there were many delights and surprises. Took lots of pictures. I went after a long rainfall...More

1  Thank bbilmer
Reviewed January 29, 2015

How in the world do you get to Upper Las Virgenes Open Space Reserve? How do you tell someone about it? Two words: Ahmanson Ranch. Is that the correct name? No. Not really but, it rolls off the tongue more easily. So... What can you...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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