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Badlands Park Adventure With Stella

I went to Badlands Park in Laguna Niguel on Sunday to reconnect, and boy did it deliver. 




One of my most frequented trails, the far-reaching views of the Pacific Ocean at Badlands Park (31671 Isle Vista, Laguna Niguel) never disappoint. Regular sneakers can be worn on this trail, but it's always best to have good traction when dealing with rocks and sand. I arrived with my pup, Lady Stella, around noon. With ideal temperatures in the high 50s, there were more visitors than usual. 
When you enter the park, the trail immediately splits in two. The left side has signage about how the canyon was formed, and a neat area to explore off the path and among rocks down the wooden stairs. To the right is a traditional trail format, but there's more vast views of the water and the Pacific Coast Highway. We went to the right. 
The plant life—combined with the beautiful backdrop—is pretty much picture perfect.
Stella received a lot of compliments on her outfit for the day (I mean, just look at …