Palos Verdes Del Cerro/Portuguese Bend Reserve

  • Sat, October 20, 2018
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Del Cerro Park


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On Saturday October 20th Great Outdoors Los Angeles will host a day hike starting at Del Cerro Park and winding down and up on the Burma Road Trail at Portuguese Bend Reserve on the  Palos Verdes Peninsula.

When: Saturday, October 20 starting at 0930 AM and ending around 3:00 PM ish.

Where: starting point Del Cerro Park on the top of Rancho Palos Verdes.  Meet at parking lot at Del Cerro Park.

Important: Please open and read the following links for more details about Del Cerro (especially parking info - good news it is free parking) and Portuguese Bend Reserve/Burma Trail hike:  

Length: About 4.5 hours (975 elevation change)

Difficulty of hiking: Moderate to could be challenging on the way back up.

What to Bring: Good hiking boots/shoes. Small day hike pack. Bring your lunch, snacks and bring plenty of water.  Hat/cap and sunscreen. Cameras.

Rain cancels but threat of rain does not.

Event Leader: John Blasco, 562-981-4133


Start time: 09:30 AM : Meet at Del Cerro parking lot. If parking lot is full parking is available on Crenshaw Blvd. Please open link to read more details about Del Cerro Park and see alternative parking (add at least 10 - 15 more minutes if parking on street along Crenshaw). Hike from Del Cerro to the beginning of Potuguese Bend Reserve Burma trail begins at 10:00 AM.

Geologist Professor Joe Holliday will again be our expert guide along the Palos Verdes/Portuguese Bend Reserve hike.  This is a "pack your own" lunch, snacks and drinks (bring at least a liter or more of water for the hike).

Restrooms: A portable toilet is available along Burma Road Trail. 

Our outing will conclude by 3:00 PM ish. 

If you want to carpool please send your name and contact info (email and/or mobile phone number) to John Blasco at: by October 16th and a carpool interest list will be sent out to all who might want to carpool.

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