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354 mi 570 km of trail 37 Featured Runs

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 133 Trails Intermediate Trails 71 Trails Hard Trails 16 Trails
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Favorite Sunset over the Santa Monica Bay from the East Topanga Fire Road. with permission from laollis

Parker Mesa Overlook

7.5 mi 12.1 km • Out and Back • 1,469 ft Ascent 447.84 m Ascent

Singletrack Las Flores, CA

( 40 )
Favorite Balanced rock, viewable from afar as well as up close like this. Very cool landmark.

Sandstone Peak Loop

6.1 mi 9.8 km • Loop • 1,144 ft Ascent 348.65 m Ascent

Singletrack Casa Conejo, CA

( 33 )
Favorite A gorgeous day and spectacular views make for a wonderful time on the Ray Miller / Backbone Trail!

Ray Miller at Pt. Mugu

5.5 mi 8.8 km • Loop • 964 ft Ascent 293.88 m Ascent

Singletrack Camarillo, CA

( 17 )
Favorite Nice view from Crags Road.

M.A.S.H Out-and-Back

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Out and Back • 226 ft Ascent 68.94 m Ascent

Doubletrack Agoura, CA

( 19 )
Favorite Amazing view of Santa Monica, you can see Catalina Island on the left side of the photo

Inspiration Point - Rustic Canyon Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Loop • 906 ft Ascent 276.04 m Ascent

Singletrack Santa Monica, CA

( 24 )
Favorite Solstice Canyon hike

Solstice Canyon Loop

2.9 mi 4.7 km • Loop • 676 ft Ascent 206.06 m Ascent

Singletrack Malibu Beach, CA

( 13 )
Favorite Nice and shady.  Lots of trees!

Sullivan Canyon Loop

10.9 mi 17.5 km • Loop • 1,518 ft Ascent 462.65 m Ascent

Singletrack Santa Monica, CA

( 13 )
Favorite 500 Steps!

Murphy Ranch Loop

3.2 mi 5.2 km • Loop • 563 ft Ascent 171.48 m Ascent

Singletrack Santa Monica, CA

( 3 )

Trails in Santa Monica Mountains NRA - 183

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1.2 mi 1.9 km #1 Grotto Trail
Casa Conejo, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km Casa Conejo, CA
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0.7 mi 1.1 km #2 Triunfo Lookout Access Trail
Casa Conejo, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Casa Conejo, CA
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68.8 mi 110.7 km #3 Backbone Trail
Camarillo, CA
68.8 mi 110.7 km Camarillo, CA
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4.4 mi 7.1 km #4 Cheeseboro Canyon Trail
Agoura, CA
4.4 mi 7.1 km Agoura, CA
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1.9 mi 3.0 km #5 Upper Cabin Trail
Casa Conejo, CA
1.9 mi 3.0 km Casa Conejo, CA
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #6 Santa Ynez Canyon Trail
Topanga, CA
2.2 mi 3.5 km Topanga, CA
Minor Issues
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Very overgrown. Bring trekking poles to beat the brush and check for ticks.
40 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7 Winding Way Trail
Malibu, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km Malibu, CA
Unknown
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2.9 mi 4.7 km #8 Eagle Springs Fire Road
Topanga, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km Topanga, CA
Unknown
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3.3 mi 5.3 km #9 Nicholas Flat Trail
Malibu, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km Malibu, CA
Minor Issues
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The first part of the Nicholas Flat trail, the left side of the loop, was pretty overgrown, but the other side of the loop had been recently cleared.
35 days ago
4.5 mi 7.2 km #10 Dearing Mountain Trail
Universal City, CA
4.5 mi 7.2 km Universal City, CA
Unknown
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6.0 mi 9.7 km #11 Zuma Ridge Trail
Malibu, CA
6.0 mi 9.7 km Malibu, CA
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #12 Los Liones Trail
Las Flores, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km Las Flores, CA
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5.8 mi 9.4 km #13 Sullivan Fire Road
Santa Monica, CA
5.8 mi 9.4 km Santa Monica, CA
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2.7 mi 4.4 km #14 Mishe Mokwa Trail
Casa Conejo, CA
2.7 mi 4.4 km Casa Conejo, CA
Unknown
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7.7 mi 12.4 km #15 Mulholland Drive
Woodland Hills, CA
7.7 mi 12.4 km Woodland Hills, CA
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3.2 mi 5.1 km #16 Crags Road
Agoura, CA
3.2 mi 5.1 km Agoura, CA
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0.7 mi 1.1 km #17 Murphy Ranch
Santa Monica, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Santa Monica, CA
Unknown
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4.9 mi 7.8 km #18 Zuma-Edison Fire Road
Malibu, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km Malibu, CA
Unknown
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0.7 mi 1.1 km #19 Josepho Spur Trail
Santa Monica, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km Santa Monica, CA
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Josepho Spur Trail is closed till 15th of June
86 days ago
1.2 mi 1.9 km #20 Solstice Canyon Trail
Malibu Beach, CA
1.2 mi 1.9 km Malibu Beach, CA
Unknown
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