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Address: Santa Monica Mountains, Malibu, CA

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Way fun trail with great views and few people!

This is a way fun trail and beautiful hike. Although gentle hike, I'd avoid small kids or outa shape elderly. Surprisingly uncrowded trail even with the leo campground... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 April 2016
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Malibu, California

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

This is a way fun trail and beautiful hike. Although gentle hike, I'd avoid small kids or outa shape elderly. Surprisingly uncrowded trail even with the leo campground nearby. It starts at Leo Carrillo State Park. Use your state park pass, pay the daily fee or park on the highway. Trailhead is near leo entrance and kinda tricky.,. Sign at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2015

Hike here from Leo Carillo state park trailhead and get a good uphill workout with gorgeous views. Or start at the top for a gentle walk. Beautiful large pond with ducks at Nicholas flat, provided there has been winter rains. Sadly it's been dry recently.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Nicholas Flats is a beautiful hike in Malibu. We did it with our 10 year old boys and they loved the challenge. From the top of this hike you see the entire ocean. There are also beautiful hidden flatlands on this hike. Kate Hamm was our guide. She is fantastic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2012

If you like hiking this is a fairly easy hike. Nice views and close to the beach.

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