As I’ve gotten busier and unable to spend whole days or weekends away in order to get my nature fix, I’ve been looking for trails closer to home. One of the areas I’ve found that provide reasonably challenging trails within a short driving distance is an area known as Turnbull Canyon. This area is maintained by the Puente Hills Native Habitat Preservation Authority and the trails here include Turnbull Canyon Trail, Rattlesnake Ridge Trail, Workman Ridge Trail and Worsham Canyon Trail. Don’t expect Mt. Baldy or Mt. Whitney-type challenges, but consider it a great starting point if you’ve never hiked or if you’ve let your hiking shape atrophy thanks to countless lazy weekends filled with copious hours of Call of Duty.
So far I’ve used two different access points. Coming in from Beverly Blvd Continue reading