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Hiking California: Will Rogers State Historical Park

While in California during the month of June, I've been providing private Feng Shui consultations and workshops, I also made sure to save time to enjoy the great outdoors to hike. This time around, I swung by the Will Rogers State Historical Park in Pacific Palisades, CA. 

I prefer not to write too much about what I saw, and instead provide you with just a couple of photos because it really deserves your in-person presence. I will say this, the land was once occupied by the Gabrielino/Tongva Nation until the 1800s due to colonization from Spain. Over the years this area remained untouched until the early 20th century, when Hollywood Actor, Will Roger's family called this 200-acre ranch home for about 24 years. After Mr. Rogers passing, his widow, Betty Rogers, deeded the ranch and its land (186-acre) to the State of California to be enjoyed as a public park and memorial to her late husband. 

Besides exploring the historic park, you could also embark on guided hike through on the Backbone Trail through Topanga State Park, which from Will Rogers Historic State Park covers a 67.8 mile hike with a gain of 25,000 feet in altitude. WOW!

 

Will Rogers Historic State Park

Address1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 

Phone(310) 454-8212

Fee: $12 per car for parking 

        $11 per car for senior parking 

WebsiteWill Rogers State Historical Park 

Always check the website for updated info. 

 

FYI: If you want to park for FREE, park on the local streets before you entire the park. The park is walking distance and be sure to pay attention to the parking signs!!

 

Laura Cerrano is a second-generation Certified New York City Feng Shui Consultant Expert. As a full-time Feng Shui consultant, Laura provides bicoastal consultations and workshops for residential, commercial, real estate developments, Fortune 500 companies and healing faculties. In addition, Laura is a resident teacher at the Metropolitan Institute of Design in Syosset, NY. She has been featured in highly respected publications and TV networks such as Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen," PBS, CBC Television, BBC Radio and The New York Times. 

 

Comment balloon 12 commentsLaura Cerrano • June 24 2018 01:05AM

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A walk in an historic place is always a refreshing and settling experience.  Where you stood, once Will Rogers may have and before that maybe Conquistadors and Native Americans.  

Posted by Dan Tabit (Keller Williams Bellevue) 4 months ago

Hello Laura, this looks like a great place to hike and your post has been featured to the group:

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Posted by Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale (Realty ONE Group) 4 months ago

Laura, its great to see you still make time for the great outdoors, and loved the pics to go with your adventure!

Posted by Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale (Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN) 4 months ago

Laura, the WIll Rogers Historical Park is beautiful.  Glad you had the opportunity to do some hiking in the park. 

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Vision Quest Realty, Martha Hilton, Broker) 4 months ago

I love the photos of the trail and mountains Laura. Thanks for the pertinent infomration as well.

Posted by Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia (Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia) 4 months ago

Thank you very much, Laura, for sharing your experience and your photographs.

Posted by Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals) 4 months ago

This is one of my favorite AR blog posts you wrote. The photographs are just gorgeous and I enjoyed reading the history too! 

Posted by Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives (DFW FINE PROPERTIES) 4 months ago

Well you have seen something that I have not. It does look beautiful, but I am not a hiker and so I will just have to enjoy the pictures. 

Posted by Jane Peters, Connecting you to the L.A. real estate market (Home Jane Realty) 4 months ago

That is something you have made sound vvery interesting, Laura. That hike though is way beyond my abilities. The views are tremendous.

Posted by Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent (Platinum Properties) 4 months ago

Good morning Laura.  The Will Rogers State Historical Park looks like a wonderful place for a hike.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) 3 months ago

Good morning Laura - that is a beautiful and secluded place.  Nice place to unwind.

Posted by Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes (Performance Development Strategies) 3 months ago

This sounds like wonderful spot to connect with nature. It's also wonderful when a family generously donates a treasure to the state for safe-keeping - and for the enjoyment of all. D 

Posted by Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA (ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors) 3 months ago

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