Catalina (Santa Catalina) Island lies about 20 miles off the coast of Los Angeles.
It is the third largest of the Channel Islands.
It is 22 x 8 miles and has a population of about 4,000 people in two towns.
There is easy ferry service from Long Beach.
The Trans-Catalina Trail is about 37 miles long.
Here is a link to the Catalina Island Conservancy.
Alan above and Cyane below.
Hiking buddy Chase from Portland and other hiking friends below.