Greatly expanded 3rd edition! Day Hikes Around Ventura County now includes 116 day hikes in this scenic coastal county just north of Los Angeles. The countys diverse topography includes national forest land, wilderness areas, mountain ranges, and over 50 miles of coastline. Miles of hiking trails weave through the open space, parks, forests, and mountain ranges that together form an ecological corridor. In addition, a network of trails are accessible from the metropolitan areas, where the open spaces have been thoughtfully integrated with the development.These hikes range from the Pacific Coast to the mountainous interior and national forests. Highlights include coastal estuaries and tidepools, long beaches backed by bluffs, waterfalls, swimming holes, forested canyons, secluded creek paths, caves, ridge walks, historic sights, filming locations, and rugged outcroppings…from relaxing, scenic strolls to mountain-to-coast hikes with panoramic views.Companion guides include Day Hikes Around Los Angeles, Day Hikes Around Santa Barbara, and Day Hikes On the California Southern Coast.