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Los Padres National Forest, New Cuyama

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#331 of 615 in Nature in California
Forest · Hidden Gem · National Park
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Los Padres National Forest provides Southern California and the Bay Area with a variety of terrain, vegetation, and recreational settings. There are 1,257 miles of maintained trails which provide both day-use and extended backpacking opportunities. Much of the forest is unroaded and primitive and has 10 congressionally designated wildernesses comprising approximately 875,000 acres or about 48% of the forest. These include the Ventana, Silver Peak, Santa Lucia, Machesna, Garcia, San Rafael, Dick Smith, Sespe, Matilija and Chumash wildernesses.
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  • Provided there are no fires nearby, this is always a fun place for a hike. Long hikes or short hikes, this forest has them all. Be sure to research your hike (or other activity) beforehand for... 
    Provided there are no fires nearby, this is always a fun place for a hike. Long hikes or short hikes, this forest has them all. Be sure to research your hike (or other activity) beforehand for...  more »
  • We have been to many different areas of Las Padres National Forest. The Forest itself is approximately 1,950,000 acres (7,890 km2) in area. This time we were at Mill Creek area which is in Big... 
    We have been to many different areas of Las Padres National Forest. The Forest itself is approximately 1,950,000 acres (7,890 km2) in area. This time we were at Mill Creek area which is in Big...  more »
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  • It was well maintained. Beautiful spots to camp. The only thing is some sites you have to hike up to camp. We had a great time, are planning to go again.
  • Not much shade overall. Great sunset views and those of the Ojai valley.

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