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Hidden Spectacular View

A short, only mildly difficult hike leads to one of Malibu's best and best-hidden views of the area... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2016
Great view

Spent about two hours walking through on the trail to the ocean overlook and back. Saw a lot of... read more

Reviewed March 8, 2016
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Mar 21, 2016
“Hidden Spectacular View”
Mar 8, 2016
“Great view”
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2577 Encinal Canyon Rd, Malibu, CA 90265-2411
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Reviewed March 21, 2016

A short, only mildly difficult hike leads to one of Malibu's best and best-hidden views of the area beaches and Pacific Ocean. Even cloudy days make this a winner of a destination.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed March 8, 2016

Spent about two hours walking through on the trail to the ocean overlook and back. Saw a lot of lizards. There were a few parts where the trails were not so obvious, and the map I had printed out was confusing, but I never got...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

Great intro to nocturnal fauna and learn a bit about the plants and environment. You wont see much in the way of mammals as the groups are too noisy, but the setting is beautiful and you might see an owl, and certainly learn about the...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed January 25, 2016

Charmlee is kinda a secret spot since it's so outa the way...Easy hiking and great views. We came up here on a Sunday morning arriving around 10 and only one other visitor. It’s so good to go for an easy hike with our dog and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed October 17, 2015

Free admission but you have to pay to park; get a map before you go or you won't know where most of the trails lead. There's an outstanding coastal viewpoint at the very end of the southern-most trail Best a few days after it's rained,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed April 22, 2015

We happened to come upon Charmlee Park and decided to check it out. Parking fee was $4. We met a nice older couple who talked us into hiking with them for a little bit. The scenery was gorgeous. We walked over to the reservoir which...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed February 24, 2015

This is a beautiful 590 acre park at the northern end of Malibu off the Pacific Coast Highway 4 miles up a side canyon road. Easy parking, restrooms, a Nature Center, and 8 miles of easy rolling intertwined well-marked hiking trails.This park has amazing views...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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