Mark E requested this hike -- On this hike, we will cross paths with the famous and the infamous. The famous is the site of the Spahn Ranch movie set for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. The infamous is the site of the real Spahn Ranch. Along the way we'll learn additional Chatsworth history.
See https://www.hikingwithdean.com/event/once-upon-a-time-in-chatsworth/ for all the details.
Hike will be about 8 miles with 1,900 ft total ascent. Experienced hikers only. Bring snacks and more water than you think you'll need
From the 118 - Exit Rocky Peak Rd, turn right on Santa Susana Rd and start looking to your left for Lilac Lane. Park in corner dirt lot. There is some shoulder parking nearby too.
The lot won't hold all of us so here are some parking options: https://goo.gl/2kCoLi
Trail statistics are approximate. For safety purposes always assume they are underestimated. But don’t be disappointed if they are overestimated. Bring more water and snacks than you think you’ll need.
Trail descriptions are based on previous hikes. Current conditions are unknown until arrival. Expect the unexpected and plan accordingly.
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