Malibu Creek State Park
What a beautiful area. This park is very popular. To beat the crowds I hiked on a day on which heavy rain was forecast. I did avoid the crowds and best of all it didn’t rain.
My usual early morning start. I hike through a primordial land.
Different angles of the Rock Pool
A deer grazes off of the trail.
Also at the end of that rough patch on Crags is the location where the outdoors scenes for the television show M*A*S*H were shot. Photo 1 – A placard explaining the location and pointing out a prominent peak in front of the reader. Photo 2 – The peak as it stands today. Photo 3 – Taken from the helicopter pad looking down into camp.
They left behind some old trucks. I read these had been consumed in a fire.
And some newer replica props can be found as well.
The Forest Trail runs parallel to Crags Road but feels like it’s worlds apart – dark and quiet. There are a few of these 100 years old redwoods that provide shade and beauty.