78k members
r/socalhiking is a subreddit with 78k members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is large in size.
This is a place for fellow hikers and backpackers in Southern California to organize meet ups, post gear reviews, trip reviews, and etc. Hopefully this will unite local hikers and allow us to meet and explore the beautiful landscape we inhabit.

Popular Topics in r/socalhiking

Angeles National Forest
: "Trailhead Access For Sale by the US Forest Service (ANF)"
29 posts
San Bernardino NF
: "Best thing about the desert is finding all the hidden places. Lava Tube, Mojave National Preserve, CA, USA. Awesome little place that is very easy to get to and enjoy. Located off of Kelbaker Rd with a very short hike and a climb down a ladder."
8 posts
Santa Monica Mountains
: "The Santa Monica Mountains are just a wee bit overgrown in places ."
6 posts
Orange County
: "Came across this bad mama jama at Crystal Cove State Park."
5 posts
San Diego County
: "Three Sisters Falls"
4 posts
Los Padres NF
: "Tangerine Falls near Santa Barbara, CA"
3 posts
Cleveland National Forest
: "Holy Jim Falls & Road Closure (notes in comments)"
3 posts
Sequoia NP / NF
: "Hikers died on Whitney under "normal conditions" what happened?"
2 posts
Trip Report
: "Santa Rosa Island, May 2024"
1 post
LA City Parks
: "Kenneth Hahn Park, Stoneview Nature Center, and Baldwin Scenic Overlook "
1 post

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