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Murphy Ranch

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----- UPDATE: Sadly, 90% of this attraction has been torn down by the city. Still a fun hike, but not as many buildings to explore. ----- This beautiful canyon harbors an infamous past. In 1931, a group of Nazi sympathizers built a $4 million stronghold here and waited for the world to fall under the control of the Third Reich. Needless to say, they waited in vain, and the property was seized by the government. Now the graffiti laden ruins are primarily a pit stop for hikers.

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Stairs that take you to Murphy ranch
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Stairs to the trail
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Military planes flying in formation over the ranch
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One of the stair entrances
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Rusted out water tank, climbed the ladder if it wasn’t for the tree I would’ve fallen when the bolts broke
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Very cool graffiti everywhere
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Inside the water tank
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Beautiful valleys and mountains
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Pathway to adventure
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Funny
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You can clearly see the ocean from the trail
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