Directions: Hellhole Canyon is located off of Paradise Mountain Rd. It appears that there are many different ways to get there but we entered from Calle de Encinas Ct. Looking at Google Maps it seems like you can just walk down from Paradise Mtn. Lane. I would recommend trying this way because the way we went is not easy to give directions!
Personal Experience: This literally appears to be an abandoned commune. There are children's rooms with drawings on the walls, kitchens with pots and pans, letters and even a direct tv satellite! Strangely, the electricity still works yet it's obvious that these homes are abandoned because they are trashed! I always thought it'd make a great hippie commune. There's even a well here.
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Please share your experiences with this location!
If you take the Calle de Encinas way, here are some loose directions:
Go down past the avocado grove:
Head southwest from Calle Encinas into the forest:
You will hit a path. Go south on it:
This means you're going the right way:
The homes will eventually be on your right:
A nest of some sort:
I think this was a vulture. It had a red head which you can't tell from this photo