Sunset Hills Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Thousand Oaks, CA that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, horses, road biking, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Good hills for running, great views. Do the extra lollipop loop at the end for a couple shady spots in the afternoon.
Very nice trail, not as scenic as it use to be because of the drought.
It was easy but the group kept hearing the sound of the rattle snake , it was pretty scary n we got lost just finding the area , worst hike of my life.
This trail was challenging for me as a beginner in hiking. But totally doable. Beautiful scenery. Several offshoots so if your end game is Bard Reservoir, be sure to keep heading in that direction, which coming from Sunset Hills would be taking the trails to he right. Beautiful scenery and flowers. Not a real busy trail either. Ran into 3 people in 4 miles. Nice.
For what it is, not bad! A bit challenging in parts.
This is a great trail for beginners. It is nestled between 3 gated communities, and demonstrates how the outdoors can be preserved while the surrounding area is being developed. Most of the elevation is gained at the start, but after that the trail is relatively easy. Most the trail sits well above the 3 gated communities giving a nice view of them. At the most, it takes an hour.
This is a good trail for a weekend morning warm-up, and is not very heavily used considering its location among the 3 developments.