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Recommended Routes in Santa Monica - 6

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Favorite Amazing view of Santa Monica, you can see Catalina Island on the left side of the photo
Difficult

Inspiration Point - Rustic Canyon Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km 906' Up 276.04 m Up 907' Down 276.43 m Down

Santa M…, CA
Favorite The Temescal Canyon Trail heads through a foliage tunnel.
Intermediate

Temescal Canyon Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km 930' Up 283.52 m Up 926' Down 282.34 m Down

Santa M…, CA
Favorite 500 Steps!
Intermediate

Murphy Ranch Loop

3.2 mi 5.2 km 563' Up 171.48 m Up 562' Down 171.36 m Down

Santa M…, CA
Favorite Amazing view of Santa Monica, you can see Catalina Island on the left side of the photo
Intermediate

Backbone Trail - The Hub to Will Rogers State Park

6.9 mi 11.1 km 376' Up 114.57 m Up 1,654' Down 504.27 m Down

Topanga, CA
Favorite Amazing view of Santa Monica, you can see Catalina Island on the left side of the photo
Intermediate

The Hub Out-and-Back

15.8 mi 25.4 km 2,227' Up 678.88 m Up 2,227' Down 678.84 m Down

Santa M…, CA
Favorite The Temescal Canyon Trail heads through a foliage tunnel.
Intermediate

Green Peak Loop

7.7 mi 12.5 km 1,649' Up 502.53 m Up 1,649' Down 502.58 m Down

Santa M…, CA

Santa Monica Running

  • 134 Miles 216 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Santa Monica - 12

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0.6 mi 0.9 km #1Los Liones Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Las Flores, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Las Flores, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #2Rivas Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
68.8 mi 110.7 km #3Backbone Trail
Difficult
Camarillo, CA
Difficult
Camarillo, CA
5.8 mi 9.4 km #4Sullivan Fire Road
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Bluff Creek Trail (LMU Trail)
Easy/Intermediate
Ladera Heights, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Ladera Heights, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Temescal Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
1.8 mi 2.8 km #7Inspiration Loop Trail
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km #8Temescal Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #9Rustic Canyon Trail
Difficult
Santa Monica, CA
Difficult
Santa Monica, CA
0.4 mi 0.6 km #10Will Rogers Loop Trail
Easy
Santa Monica, CA
Easy
Santa Monica, CA
0.3 mi 0.5 km #11Leacock Memorial Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Topanga, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Topanga, CA
0.4 mi 0.7 km #12Betty Rogers Trail
Easy
Santa Monica, CA
Easy
Santa Monica, CA

Photos of Santa Monica - 21

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Sunset at the Will Rogers trailhead
Sep 23, 2015 near Santa M…, CA
Great view of the Pacific and Santa Monica.
Sep 4, 2020 near Santa M…, CA
Looking to the east across Rivas Canyon
Jun 27, 2020 near Santa M…, CA
Beautiful, lush Rivas Canyon. Go slow and savor this part of the trail.
Jun 27, 2020 near Santa M…, CA
Admiring the view at the inspiration point at Will Rogers State Park.
Jun 17, 2015 near Santa M…, CA
Looking west across Temescal Canyon
Jun 27, 2020 near Santa M…, CA
The ocean view, looking south to Santa Monica. Palos Verdes and Catalina are somewhere out there in the haze
Jun 27, 2020 near Santa M…, CA
The Temescal Canyon Trail heads through a foliage tunnel.
Mar 17, 2017 near Santa M…, CA