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Address: Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, CA
Activities: Hiking
Description: Located in the Santa Monica Mountains, this scenic coastal canyon offers...
Located in the Santa Monica Mountains, this scenic coastal canyon offers up many panoramic hiking opportunities.
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Nice short hike

My friend and I were looking for an activity in Malibu before heading to lunch. We did this nice easy 2 mile hike and got to enjoy the serenity of the canyon as well as the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My friend and I were looking for an activity in Malibu before heading to lunch. We did this nice easy 2 mile hike and got to enjoy the serenity of the canyon as well as the interesting history of the 2 houses that had been built there and unfortunately burnt down several years back. Despite the incredible drought, the waterfall... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very pretty and interesting hike. Not to difficult with children either. This review is a little late as we were here five years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Great hike for an afternoon. We enjoyed it very much. Make sure you take water with you. There are certain sections of the hike where you are exposed to the sun without any protection. It is also a lot warmer than down at the coast line. Beautiful scenery!

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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

You can hike the creek, shady forest, sunny paved trails, or challenging mountain trails. All beautiful. Love this place and its variety.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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158 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

nice short hike to the old ruins and "waterfall"...with the California drought, only a trickle exists...but lots of shade and wildflowers on trail...other hiking too...parking is limited

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

During my February visit the waterfall was small-ish but still worth the time :) Was so quiet and calm. I was told beforehand to be aware of rattlesnakes but did not see any- :S Thankfully!!

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dallas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Did the 3 mile circle through the solstice canyon last week. Nice moderate uphill challenge for the first mile and a half with spectacular views of the mountains, sea and some awesome homes. The midway point is a beautiful babbling brook and old home with trees to keep the sun off. The rest of the hike is a lovely flat... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Great place to hike. A little something for everyone. Interesting history, small, and medium trails. Stunning rolling hills views. Hidden gems like a mini creek you have to pass over on the more steep trails. The only negative... DO NOT use the public restroom. The most disgusting thing I've ever seen.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

An easy hike for beginners and lazy weekends. Parking available but hard to get on weekends so you may have to park on the road or a mile away from main entrance. Dogs on leash allowed but found some abusers not picking up after. Great for smal kids as well as I see families on the hike. On certain time... More 

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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104 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Solstice Canyon is one beautiful hike in Malibu, California. It is a busy hike so you have to know where to park during the weekends, there is parking on the road outside of the park so it is busy but worth the effort. Can you believe there is a year round waterfall on this hike, it is the short hike... More 

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Address: Address: Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Malibu

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