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South Coast (Palos Verdes) Botanic Gardens hike
ADMISSION COST IS $9 (no pennies) We will explore the 87 acres of gardens at a relaxed pace so we get absolutely no exercise. Mileage is possibly around 2. Elevation gain: maybe 100 feet You can stay with me or explore on your own. I can identify and explain some stuff about the natural values of the plants in the native garden. In the rest of the gardens, which are for plants from all around the world, I will make up stuff about their ecological importance. BRING LUNCH, WATER, HAT, CLOTHES, SHOES, yadda yadda ---------------------------- This is part 1 of a hike double-header in Palos Verdes today. The second hike starts at 1:00pm at the Malaga Hills trailhead on Via Campesina at the west end of the Palos Verdes country club. Hike #2 is separately posted ------------------------------- HIGHLIGHTS: The Grove of huge banyan trees A small native plant garden The Fuchsia garden The Garden For the Senses (for touching and smelling) Japanese Garden and Koi Pond Mediterranean Garden The New Rose garden-more than 80 types ADMISSION: Foundation Members: FREE Adults: $9 Seniors (62 and over): $6 Students (with ID): $6 Children (5 - 12): $4 Children (4 and under): FREE

South Coast Botanic Gardens

26300 Crenshaw Blvd · Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA

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Meet other people who are interested in hiking and walking for exercise, and attending various other fun events such as bicycling, kayaking, river rafting, etc. We sometimes have BBQs, sometimes have fundraisers, sometimes have parties and even go on exotic vacations....but mostly it is about hiking and having fun in the outdoors. You will find adventure on the various trails in the surrounding greater Los Angeles area which could even include downtown L.A. walks, or restaurants in other areas, with a varied leader mix of levels to choose from either beginners, intermediate and advanced hikers.

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