Ortega Trail

HARD 2 reviews
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Ortega Trail is a 22.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking, and off road driving and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

22.8 miles 5659 feet Out & Back

dog friendly


mountain biking

off road driving


over grown



washed out

Directions from Ventura: Travel north on Highway 33 for about 20 miles, the trailhead is located on the left (east) side of the highway. The highway is under restrictive use once it enters the forest.

off road driving
7 days ago

Trail was gated off. Could not get in.

8 days ago

Trail is difficult, like the sign says. 1300 elevation gain in about 2 miles. Very overgrown with ticks, needs maintenance. Singletrack and mainly for motorcycles.