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I head out to Wilder Ranch often. Lots of awesome trails and so many different things to see; ocean, caves, flowers, open fields, mountains, trees and of course wild life. Its a beautiful place in almost all seasons. Make sure you bring all weather clothes, it can be cold or hot at any time.