(This is a substitute hike to avoid the 90 degree plus temperatures near Matilija Falls)
Meet at 7 AM
4 MRT – Moderate (500′ elevation gain)
We will start our hike by descending into the mouth of Chivo Canyon from Cottonwood Drive. We will then hike 0.7 mile up Chivo Canyon to a loop in a side canyon that will lead to a nice view of Tapo Canyon. We’ll the complete the loop and return the way we came in Chivo Canyon.
Directions to Trailhead: In Simi Valley, take Highway 118 to Yosemite Avenue and exit. Drive 1.9 miles north to Westwood Street. Turn right (north) on Westwood Street.Park in the first block, if possible, or along the north side of Copper Ridge Court (the first street on the right)