Nicholas Flat – Malibu Springs

This trail is right next to Yellow Hill Fire Road in Leo Carrillo State Park, but is a lot longer and more challenging hike.  The first half is in State Park territory, well maintained if not well signed.  The second half is run by the National Park Service and feels more remote and less well traveled, as the condition of the trail reflects.  A good hike overall, but very tough as well.

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