Uphill hike to Nicholas Flat pays healthy dividends

Hit the trail early for elbow room

A TREK WITH A VIEW—Sights along the Nicholas Flat trail include a pond and remnants of ranching equipment. The trailhead is near the entrance to the Leo Carrillo campgrounds. For maps, visit trails.lacounty.gov.Sometimes a good dose of fresh air is the best medicine, but how about in the middle of a deadly pandemic caused by a respiratory virus?
The current consensus is that rates of COVID transmission are lower outdoors than indoors, so hikers, bikers and horseback riders can safely enjoy the g...

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