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EAGLE ROCK & TOPANGA EARTH DAY PARTY - LIVE BANDS! GREAT FOOD! ARTS AND CRAFTS!

  • Apr 20, 2014 · 11:00 AM
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The hike meanders thru oak trees and winding trails, around several rock formations approx 5.2 MILES roundtrip past Eagle Rock. 800 Ft elevation gain. GREAT for beginners. We'll stop on top of Eagle rock for at least a half hour to rest / relax / snack and check out a couple small caves.

Should take AROUND 3 hours AT A RELAXED PACE.

We'll leave at 11:15 sharp

 

Parking at the park is approx $10...

FREE parking outside the park

(10 minute walk to the meeting place)


CLICK HERE for PICS of the Eagle Rock Trail

CLICK HERE for MAP TO THE HIKE

CLICK HERE for MAP OF THE HIKE

 


TOPANGA EARTH DAY INFO:


At the OLD CANYON RANCH

( not the community center like last couple of years )

301 OLD Topanga Road

http://topangaearthday.org/

 

***an ADDED plus to the day is....

the LYRID meteor showers are peaking that evening!!!







DIRECTIONS:
From the Ventura Freeway (101), exit at Topanga Canyon Boulevard, drive south over the crest of the mountains and proceed three miles to Entrada Road (not Entrado!) and turn left. Keep to the left at every opportunity until you reach the park's main parking lot (about one mile)


From Pacific Coast Highway, travel north on Topanga Canyon Boulevard, pass the post office at the center of "town," then turn right on Entrada Road. Keep to the left at every opportunity until you reach the park's main parking lot (about one mile
).

Parking is $10.00 (exact change) in Park. There is some street parking (free) outside of the park on the road.

Bring at least 1 qt of water

Sorry, no dogs allowed as this is a state park

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  • Monica E

    What was final number of people attending?

    1 · April 21, 2014

    • Fred

      Hope you're feeling better Joe.

      1 · April 22, 2014

    • Vlad

      strong spirit, Joe. 3 people saw you! :D

      1 · April 22, 2014

  • Hillary

    Gorgeous day and fun hike. Why did I think choc kisses were gonna be a good snack to bring?

    1 · April 21, 2014

    • Karsten

      So fred, what are you going to bring with you the next time?

      April 21, 2014

    • Fred

      Depends on the timing and the mood. Right now brownies are stuck in my head but I might have to kill that craving sooner.

      April 21, 2014

  • Richard

    Great hike...thanks John! I got to ride the Rasta Bus...yeah Mon!

    6 · April 20, 2014

    • AgapeSoul S.

      DUDE!! How'd you score that??? We waited forEVER. Ended up walking.

      1 · April 21, 2014

    • Richard

      LUCK! We rode the Camry up to the fair and never saw the bus. Then, just as we were leaving the bus came to pick us up. The driver was a Rasta dude from England. Dreds with a British accent Mon!

      1 · April 21, 2014

  • Jessica

    Thank you John!

    1 · April 21, 2014

  • Schwinn

    it was terrific meeting everyone!! I was surprised that David Condon showed up

    3 · April 21, 2014

  • Lidia Monica N.

    GREAT

    1 · April 21, 2014

  • ! That JOHN G.

    I gotta say... I really enjoy these Sunday road-trips... my biological family is some 3,000 miles away and y'all are like a second family to me... really love you fun-loving / photo-taking / hiking / dancing / singing / funny / adventurous people...

    14 · April 21, 2014

    • Stacy

      And we all love you John Guy! Our fearless leader who works so hard to make sure we have something fun to do every weekend. You find some really incredible places and things to do!

      4 · April 21, 2014

  • Gabriel

    Thank you John for yet another great hike and for take us to that magnificent place where women don’t believe in bras.

    7 · April 21, 2014

  • Fred

    Great day out. Wonderful people. Lots of food, fun and sun. Then music, more food, wine and dancing. Thanks to friends old and new. And John as always for motivating a small tribe of fun loving folks to have weekend adventures.

    9 · April 21, 2014

  • Sandy S.

    Another great hike! Big plus to John! Thanks a lot! Looking forward for next ...

    4 · April 21, 2014

  • GERN B.

    once i ate a swan

    1 · April 12, 2014

    • Evan

      Germ did you know that swans are one of few species to mate for life.

      April 21, 2014

    • Evan

      I'm sorry Gern, this writing can be so missinterpreted.

      April 21, 2014

  • Maureen M.

    Awesome hike, and great work out!

    4 · April 21, 2014

  • Andy

    Today was terrific! Thanks John for leading this hike. It was amazing to have such a large group! The Earth Day festival was cool; great music, beatific vibe.

    9 · April 20, 2014

  • John

    A wonderful hike followed by a chilled out Earth Day Festival made for a great day for the mind, body, and soul...thanks John

    5 · April 20, 2014

  • Irina

    Great hike and perrrfect Topanga Earth Day with fun ppl! Thanks John for organizing awesome Sunday. My friend Olga commented on the way back ( around 11pm) "What a wonderful weekend, and you have this fun every week?"
    but I am still craving for 7th Ray coffee.. lol

    12 · April 20, 2014

  • Jen

    Great hike today. It was my first with the group. I met some great people and had a lot of fun. Thanks John

    7 · April 20, 2014

  • Judy A

    Another great hike. The hidden caves and rock scrambling were my favorite highlights from the hike. As always SMHC is the uber funnest and cool group! Everybody is friendly! The Earth Day was lots of fun too! Best part was when the table broke!! LOL

    7 · April 20, 2014

  • anne h.

    Great hike today and fun times at Topanga fest. Loved the band! Nice day John!

    4 · April 20, 2014

  • Carmen

    Great hike on a beautiful day! I'm happy I could make despite being sick. Earth Day party was particularly amazing: good food, beautiful people and excellent music bands.

    3 · April 20, 2014

  • Pamela K

    It was a totally awesome hike with awesome people (thanks Fred for the delicious dessert), great time at the Earth Day Fair and yummy food after. Thank you John for putting together this groovey day!!!!!

    5 · April 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This was my first hike with this group, and I absolutely loved it!

    6 · April 20, 2014

  • Christi

    A great hike, and the Topanga Birthday was fun too, thanks John!!

    3 · April 20, 2014

  • Ken S.

    Get down... Boogie Oogie Oogie

    6 · April 20, 2014

  • Monica E

    Perfect hike in every way. Loved lounging at Eagle Rock for lunch. Spending time at Topanga Festival brought back memories of my younger hippie days. Nice meeting you, That John Guy.

    3 · April 20, 2014

  • Jen X.

    Thank you John for adding the extra distance, what a great hike and good workout. Had a good time at the earth festival until I saw the 2 snakes hanging off these ladies...my legs turned to noodles. Can't wait to see all the great shots!!!

    8 · April 20, 2014

  • wendy

    Very cool people and the band today at earth day rocked!!

    6 · April 20, 2014

  • Ron

    Awesome hike, thank you John! Now I don't feel so bad about pigging out tonight.

    3 · April 20, 2014

  • Morgana

    Gad, that was a blast! Much, much better than going to Mass! Thank you, John.
    M

    4 · April 20, 2014

  • Naoko

    Thanks John for another fabulous hike! The hikers are always great company and today, Easter Sunday, was such a spectacular and glorious day!!! Thanks for adding the extra distance. A great way to burn off the scrumptious Easter treats I'm about to devour! Catch y'all on the next hike!

    6 · April 20, 2014

  • Tiffany

    Fabulous company, as always. Thanks for another great Sunday, John.

    4 · April 20, 2014

  • John

    John,
    Thank you for a great hike. We all appreciate the good work you put into making these hikes possible ;-)
    Another John

    3 · April 20, 2014

  • Safi

    Thanks Jhon :)

    3 · April 20, 2014

    • Evan

      Yeah thanks

      1 · April 20, 2014

  • Morgana

    Are we in the right place?

    April 20, 2014

  • GERN B.

    i sat on a easter bunny at the mall yesterday and got scared so i bit him and he kicked me where i pee and now it hurts when i punch myself

    3 · April 20, 2014

    • Schwinn

      it hurts when I punch myself also; what should I do?

      1 · April 20, 2014

    • Jen X.

      Really Gern?! You didn't ?!

      April 20, 2014

  • Lidia Monica N.

    Where are we meeting up for the hike?

    April 19, 2014

    • Jen X.

      Hi, the address and description is above, at the top part of this page. Click on the "map" also, you might find it helpful also.

      April 19, 2014

    • GERN B.

      what day is the hike?

      3 · April 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hike naked. It adds color to your cheeks.

    1 · April 20, 2014

  • Carmen

    Thank you Kurt, I did some research and yes dogs are not allow therefore I canceled my RSVP, thank you every much though

    April 20, 2014

  • Carmen

    Are dogs allow? N I don't have to do the festival right?

    April 19, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Carmen, by law, dogs are not allowed on trails in California State Parks.

      April 20, 2014

  • Gabriel

    What?! Dogs are not allowed, so, that means I can’t bring my bitch? Bummer (for her, I mean the bitch)

    1 · April 19, 2014

  • peter

    Anyone wants to carpool can pick up anywhere from Studio City to Woodland Hills.

    April 18, 2014

    • Safi

      Hi can I carpool with u please ? Hit me up[masked]

      April 19, 2014

  • Stacy

    Anyone interested in carpooling from the Marina del Rey/Culver city area just for the hike?

    1 · April 18, 2014

    • Sandy S.

      Yes. I am. please add me in. Thx.

      April 19, 2014

    • Minerva L.

      Hi! please add me in too. Thx.

      April 19, 2014

  • Stacy

    Ron's been injured so we are still working on a Marina del Rey/Culver City/Santa Monica carpool if anyone is interested. Hike only, not staying for the festival.

    April 19, 2014

    • Sandy S.

      hope Ron getting better soon. Best wishes !

      April 19, 2014

  • Eric B

    Regrettably I will be unable to join you on this Groovy event. I was looking forward to figuring out how to bring 150+ tangerines!

    3 · April 19, 2014

    • Stacy

      Awww - no Tangerine Man!! Can we survive??

      1 · April 19, 2014

    • ! That JOHN G.

      we'll miss you Eric!! was looking forward to seeing what clothing you might buy at Earth-Day this year also!!!

      April 19, 2014

  • Jen X.

    This year, Easter Sunday falls on the same date as the highest holiday for pot-smokers everywhere: April 20, better known as 4-20.
    Happy Easter!!!!!

    1 · April 19, 2014

  • Armond

    I'll be hiking in Spirit only for this one as I'll be attending Easter Sunday Services at 11:00 .... But, may join you all later at the Topanga Festival, if time permits! Have fun ya'll !!

    1 · April 19, 2014

  • Dale W

    Hi

    April 19, 2014

  • Thomas

    Anyone want to carpool? Meet in Sherman Oaks or if youre coming up from West L.A. (and taking the Valley route which will have no traffic) we can meet at the the Whole Foods at 405/101. Split parking fee etc

    April 19, 2014

  • Bob in P.

    Family Easter plans have surfaced, so unferchinly I'm out ..... till next time that is .....

    April 19, 2014

  • Barbie

    wow... 171 going? does anyone know this is Easter? Someone let my friend Kurt Godden in, (he's on the waiting list!) He's a great guy!

    April 18, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      Katie, whether I get in or not, I am now in your debt! You're making me laugh (again)!

      2 · April 18, 2014

    • A former member
      A former member

      OH! It looks like I DID get in! You get all the credit Katie Barbie!

      2 · April 18, 2014

  • Calvin H

    Anyone close to Cerritos like to carpool?

    April 18, 2014

    • Fred

      Calvin I'm coming out from Whittier and then merging up with Judy in East LA and picking folks up on the way from there. Are you going for the whole day?

      April 18, 2014

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