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Mini Mid-Week Night Hike: Juan Bautista de Anza Park in Calabasas

Jeff will be your hiking leader. I've got a school function that evening. Thanks Jeff!!

Thursday night. Wear long pants and long-sleeved shirts.

Use the directions to the trailhead as described below.

If we leave right on time at 6:00 pm we're done around 7:30 pm at the latest.

I don't think we need headlamps for this one anymore due to daylight savings time. 

Four miles and elev. gain of 600 may be too much for a beginning hiker.

If you are used to small hills you will be fine though.

The description is as follows for the mini-hike: Talepop Loop Event Description:

This is a relatively easy hike for a regular hiker( 4 miles 600' elev gain)

with pleasant views of oak studded rolling hills. The hike starts out at

Juan Bautista de Anza Park, connects with the Talepop Loop trail and

climbs a ridgeline with nice views of both Liberty and Malibu Canyons.

Juan Bautista de Anza Park 3701 Lost Hills Road Calabasas, CA 91302 Park

is on the corner of Las Virgenes and Lost Hills Rds.

Meet at west end of parking lot. Parking is free.

Suggestion:Wear long pants/sleeves as the brush on either sides of

the trail can be very dry and sharp if you rub against it.

Directions :

From the Valley - Take 101 west. Exit Las Virgenes. Left on Las Virgenes to Lost Hills Rd. Right on Lost Hills. Left into Park

From Ventura - Take 101 east. Exit Lost Hills Rd. Right on Lost Hills. Right into the park.

What to Bring : 1 to 2 liters of water, hiking shoes (tennis shoes are ok), snack.


Some hikers grab a bite/drink at Wolfe Creek Restaurant and Brewery in Calabasas afterward--there's that too! A wonderful post hike activity!

Check it out here:

26787 Agoura Rd. Calabasas, Ca 91302








I am a volunteer (i.e. not liable for the group). Safety is a priority for everyone in the group. Think of this as hiking with a group of friends. DISCLAIMER / RELEASE OF LIABILITY IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ BELOW IN ITS ENTIRETY: Outdoor sports and other events we plan are inherently dangerous and accidents may happen. By participating in any posted event, you're taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The Thousand Oaks Hikers Group and it's organizers are not trained leaders and we do not confirm the qualifications of any of its members to lead or participate in trips. All participants take full responsibility for their own actions. If you choose to sign up for any The TOaks Hikers Group events, you are releasing the TOaks Hikers Group and it's organizers from all liability in case of possible injuries. Your personal safety depends on your own judgment and experience.

Responsibility: I am not responsible for you. You are responsible for you. You should be self-sufficient and be able to find your way to safety in the event you find yourself on your own. I will not lead you back to the trailhead if you decide to turn back.

Disclaimer: The organizer and assistant organizers take no responsibility and will not be held responsible for any injuries or accidents that may occur during this hiking event. Hiking can be inherently dangerous and accidents will happen. By participating in this hike posted on this meetup web page you are taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being.



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  • Holly S.

    Fun workout! Thanks, Jeff

    April 10, 2014

    • Jeff

      Very top of the hills before the descent into the valley below…

      April 11, 2014

  • Monica E

    This was my first time doing this trail. It felt great and I met some nice people. Thanks for leading, Jeff.

    April 10, 2014

  • rashid

    Thanks Jeff for leading the hike. Glad to see old buddies and some newbies!

    1 · April 10, 2014

  • Carole E.

    Jeff - good to see you. Sorry I left early!

    April 10, 2014

  • Hillary

    Great night for a little hike and with deer too!!!!

    2 · April 10, 2014

  • Tina A.

    Thank you so much for hosting tonight's hike Jeff, I really appreciated getting in a nice mid-weeker!! Sorry I had to leave before thanking you in person.. :-)

    1 · April 10, 2014

  • Tom D.

    I'm sorry I won't be able to make it, I'm not feeling well. Hope you all have a nice hike and hope to meet you soon.

    April 10, 2014

  • Christine

    Got a bored, oops board meeting I forgot about.

    April 8, 2014

  • Angela R.

    Hello, I would like to go but I have not done any hiking for about a year. I wasn't a big hiker. Is five miles to much to star?

    April 7, 2014

  • Marie Y.

    Hi! I'm new to the area and I'm looking to get healthy and meet some friends. I love this area and can't wait to explore it.

    1 · April 5, 2014

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