The Temescal Canyon Loop Trail is a great hike in the Los Angeles area that is only 3 miles round trip and leads to an awesome view of the Southern California coastline. It is a popular trail with a $10 parking fee but it is a lot of fun and a trail I have done many times and always enjoy it. It is especially great if you are staying in the Malibu/Santa Monica area and want a nice morning hike.
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