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Moon California Hiking

Pack a lunch, lace up your boots, and head out to discover the best hiking trails in the Golden State with Moon California Hiking.

Inside you’ll find:

  • A Hike for Everyone: Pick the right hike for you, from breathtaking coastal walks to challenging backcountry treks, with options ranging from easy day hikes to multi-day backpacking trips
  • Best Hikes Lists: Choose from strategic lists of the best hikes for kids, bird-watching, redwoods, vivid fall colors, waterfalls, wheelchair-accessibility, and more
  • Essential Planning Details: Each hike is marked with round-trip distance and estimated hiking time, as well as rated for scenic beauty and trail difficulty
  • Maps and Directions: Find easy-to-use maps, driving directions to each trailhead, and details on where to park
  • Skip the Crowds: Have the trail to yourself with recommended off-the-radar hikes
  • Expert Advice: Seasoned hikers Tom Stienstra and Ann Marie Brown offer their trusted insight and honest opinions on each trail
  • Tips and Tools: Advice on gear, first aid, camping permits, and ethical hiking, plus background information on climate, landscape, and wildlife

Whether you’re a veteran or a first-time hiker, Moon’s comprehensive coverage and honest expertise will have you gearing up for your next adventure.