Trail Run Project Logo

Mt. McCoy Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
73% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 498' 152 m
Descent: -480' -146 m
High: 1,281' 390 m
Low: 783' 239 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 12% (7°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

Dogs

Unknown
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by John McKinney

A short run with some nice views of Simi Valley

John McKinney

Features Views

Description

From the trailhead follow the path as it heads south. At the intersection take a left to ascend the mountain via the southern trail. Since this is a loop, both trails lead to the summit, but the southern trail ascends a gentler grade due to the numerous switchbacks. Summit Mt. McCoy and enjoy a snack and a rest by the cross, you'll to enjoy great views of Simi Valley, Simi Peak, and the Reagan Library while you do. To descend, head east from the cross and down a much steeper and shorter section of trail. If the grade is too steep runners can also descend by returning the way they came.

If you're looking to extend your run, from the summit you could take the Reagan Library Connector trail to the library.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

Run this trail?

We need help with the following missing trail information:

Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna, Runner Notes

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Stewarded By


Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 3 votes

#1

in Mt. McCoy

#8164

Overall
  4.0 from 3 votes
5 Star
33%
4 Star
33%
3 Star
33%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Trail Rankings

#1

in Mt. McCoy

#868

in California

#8,164

Overall
13 Views Last Month
370 Since Jul 31, 2017
Intermediate

0%
50%
50%
0%
0%
0%

Photos

View of Simi Valley from Mt. McCoy
Jul 31, 2017 near Simi Va…, CA
View of Simi Valley from Mt McCoy
Jul 31, 2017 near Simi Va…, CA
The Cross on Mt. McCoy
Jul 31, 2017 near Simi Va…, CA

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running