Past Meetup

The Easy Way to Paradise Falls in Thousand Oaks

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WildWood Park / Paradise Falls

Avenida de los Arboles · Thousand Oaks, CA

How to find us

Meet in the parking lot at the west end of Avenida de los Arboles. I'm in my usual blue Acura Integra.

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Details

THE Easy WAY TO PARADISE FALLS, Indian Creek waterfall and the Indian Cave

HOW LONG: 3 to 4 miles on the volcanic tableland and canyon that drains out of the Conejo Valley

WHEN: 10 Am to 1 PM

DIFFICULTY: Easy, and the park has drinking water and restrooms

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: 101 freeway west to Thousand Oaks, exit at Lynn Road. Turn right and go north 3 miles to Avenida de los Arboles and turn left (west). There is a big sign saying "Wildwood Park thisaway" here. Follow the road all the way until it ends at the Wildwood Park parking lot. (The road makes a sharp right turn here--instead, turn left into the parking lot). If parking lot is full, there is street parking or an overflow lot 1/3rd mile to the east at the Wildflower Park and Ball field. See the printable map below!

HIGHLIGHTS:

--Wildflowers and cacti

--Lots of water in the creek

--the 35 foot Paradise Falls and a smaller waterfall along the Indian Creek trail

--Indian Cave

FOR A LARGE PRINTABLE TRAIL MAP: http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/8/2/2/3/highres_22593315.jpeg

LOTS OF PHOTOS OF THE HIKE ARE HERE:

https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/ConejoCanyonsParadiseFallsThousandOaksFebruary2011# (https://picasaweb.google.com/Rare.Earth.fotos/ConejoCanyonsParadiseFallsThousandOaksFebruary2011)

AS USUAL: Bring 2 quarts of water, hat, sunscreen, munchies, Gern Blanston repellent

AND CHECK OUT MY COMPENDIUM OF L.A. AREA MEETUP HIKES FOR THE WEEK: HTTP://LAMEETUPHIKES.BLOGSPOT.COM

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