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Address: Ojai, CA
Description: Scenic 35-mile river run with a Class V rating.

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Hiking the Sespe River is great fun. Seems it is not well known as ee pretty much always have it to ourselves. Very dry these days as is most of California.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 15, 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Hiking the Sespe River is great fun. Seems it is not well known as ee pretty much always have it to ourselves. Very dry these days as is most of California.

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Oakland, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We got to the creek from the Piedra Blanca Trail head. We were there in August and the creek was bone dry. The river bed is filled with many trees and it is quite picturesque. The trail is well marked and well maintained. The Los Padres National Forest is pretty massive and this trail shows off the eastern side of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Reaching the Sespe Creek was the best part of the hike. We had a little swim and enjoyed cooling down. I would advise to go really early in the morning because there is pretty much ZERO shade and it gets pretty hot after 11 in the summer. Wear a hat! Over all it was a beautiful hike with a great... More 

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Ventura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

What a great hike. It was a little off the beaten path and somewhat of a hard hike, but well worth it.

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Cayucos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I drove to the Sespe Wilderness (Los Padres National Forest). I hiked to Mutah Flat. It was a gorgeous spring day. I love this area. It is so amazing that land like this is in southern California. I took a 3 mile hike to an amazing Chumash rock art site.

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oxnard
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Hard to get too. a choice of hikes to be made for all ages. Just nature at it's best. Have good shoes and watch for snakes.

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Address: Ojai, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ojai

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