Outdoor Adventures in Los Angeles, CA
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Outdoor adventures in Los Angeles are waiting! RootsRated’s local experts explore the very best things to do for hiking, trail running, cycling, mountain biking, climbing, paddling and more. Whether you are searching for a quick outing or a multi-day adventure, RootsRated has an insider’s look at the top trails and destinations Los Angeles has to offer.
Home to 3.4 million acres and 91% designated wilderness, Death Valley National Park is an isolated land of sparkling salt flats, winding canyons, shifting sand dunes, and incredible backpacking opportunities.
The Cactus to Clouds hike, starting in Palm Springs, Calif., is 20 miles, features 10,600 feet of elevation gain, and temperature extremes on both ends, making it one of the toughest day hikes in the country.
The Sand to Snow National Monument, which was created in early 2016, preserves an amazingly diverse natural environment that is ripe for exploration.
Enjoy the rugged landscapes and desert vistas at these nine trails, oases, and preserves to explore surrounding Palm Springs, Calif.
Explore these green oases amid the desert landscape with these inspiring hikes in the Palm Springs area.
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