O'Neill Park Loop Vista Trail
ElevationAscent: 668' 204 m
Descent: -668' -204 m
High: 1,421' 433 m
Low: 925' 282 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)
Popular runs nearby
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Trabuco Creek Out-and-Back
14.5 mi 23.4 km • Loop • 1,074 ft Ascent 327.5 m Ascent
Ladera Ranch Out-and-Back
13.6 mi 21.8 km • Loop • 1,053 ft Ascent 320.84 m Ascent
Silverado Trail to Bedford Peak
7.7 mi 12.5 km • Out and Back • 1,974 ft Ascent 601.75 m Ascent
Caspers Park Loop
3.1 mi 4.9 km • Loop • 190 ft Ascent 57.82 m Ascent
Wood Canyon Cave Tour
6.0 mi 9.6 km • Loop • 239 ft Ascent 72.83 m Ascent
“A 3.7 mile loop up to the Vista Point and back into the canyon.”— John McKinney
Need to Know
Parking is $3 entry fee per vehicle per day Monday to Friday, and $5 entry fee per vehicle per day Saturday and Sunday.
Rates may increase on holidays or for events.
Most of these are multi-use trails. Know the right-of-way rules and be aware of other users.
The return run starts back the way you came until about 2.1 miles. Take a left onto Coyote Canyon Trail (aka Coyote Trail) and head south and west to the junction with Hoffman Homestead Trail at 2.8 miles. Turn right onto Hoffman Homestead Trail and follow it for 0.3 miles to the junction with Live Oak Trail. Turn left to follow Live Oak Trail south and back to the trailhead.
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.
Flora & Fauna
History & Background
Land Manager: OC Parks - O'Neill Regional Park