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Solstice Canyon

Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, CA
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Amazing Hike

We love this hike.. we have done it about 14 times now and we think it is a gem... the path is... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
Kristian J
Beautiful hike!

This is a beautiful 3.4 mile hike and you can get great views of the beach and the canyon. After... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2017
Los Angeles, California
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  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“easy hike” (8 reviews)
“rising sun” (5 reviews)
Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, CA

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Reviewed March 30, 2017

We love this hike.. we have done it about 14 times now and we think it is a gem... the path is beautiful, following a mountain stream up to the remains of a mansion that burned down in the early 1970's... there is also a...More

Thank Kristian J
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful 3.4 mile hike and you can get great views of the beach and the canyon. After the rainfall this year, you get beautiful wild flowers. There's a small waterfall at the end.

Thank itsxjackie
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

There are several trails some easier than others. Make sure to take plenty of water since most areas hiking up are in direct sun. Overall a great place to hike.

Thank erawson77
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

I did this hike for a nice cool down after the LA marathon (yes, it is easy). The parking lot was full but I was able to find a space not far from the entrance. The longest hike took me about 3 hours walking (very)...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Very nice hike through the Santa Monica mountains. My husband and I hiked here with our dog. My only complaint, is the amount of dogs that were off the leash, just because your dog is comfortable approaching other dogs, doesn't mean that my dog is...More

Thank shawntel39
Reviewed October 20, 2016

The Solstice Canyon area and hike is a relatively simple hike, partially on an old paved road (off-limits to cars) for part of the way and a wide path up to an architetural digest home in the '60's that burned in one of the wildfires....More

Thank Rey C
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Solstice Canyon offers some excellent hikes with stunning views and a good dose of history through the scattered ruins. We hiked the relatively easy trail with our infant son in a front pack though previously I've hiked the longer loop that runs up along the...More

1  Thank cliffhanger202
Reviewed August 27, 2016

We rented a house that had a beautiful partial view of Solstice Canyon and a full view of the Pacific Ocean from the front of the house.

Thank jooksandoy
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I had a great time here with my brother and his girlfriend. We parked at the second larger parking lot closer to the trailhead. We went on the solstice canyon trail up to robert's ranch house. The ruins of the house were interesting and the...More

1  Thank Nadia S
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

We went hiking in the afternoon which was really nice (solstice canyon trail). The views are amazing and we saw several types of wildlife (birds, bees, deer, etc.). The hike we took wasn't too difficult and had some historical structures to view on the way...More

Thank Danielle W
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