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Carbon Canyon Nature Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Brea, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.0 mi Elevation gain 104 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Wheelchair friendly

Kid friendly

Stroller friendly

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Lake

Paved

River

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Washed out

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natalie Herrera
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Road bikingFeeNo shade

a nice looped trail with no shade till the redwood. a nice hike to go on but bring water and wear summer clothes

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Maria Santos
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Hiking

Nice easy trail! Cloudy today, just perfect! The redwoods is the highlight of the trail. Beautiful sunflower fields too! Lots of markings on the trail. You won’t get lost and well maintained.

Raul Carrillo
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HikingFee

Great trail, redwoods were awesome.

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Rak Din
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Hiking

There always seems to be a light evening breeze making this a fun and easy trail with the kids.

Sateesh Peddini
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HikingFee
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Jeremiah Davis
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HikingFee
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Miriam Eufracio
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Hiking

love the redwoods easy accessible trail

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Chie Kojima
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HikingFee

$3 for the parking, kids friendly. Easy trail, you will see a lots of beautiful sunflowers, and redwood trees afterwords. The scenery changes, so you won’t get tired of walking!

Gene Jimenez
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Redwood Grove is really great!

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Xiao Li
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Hiking

Easy stroll, mostly exposed with no shade until you reach the Redwood Grove (gorgeous & about 10 degrees cooler). Entrance to the trail is at the far east end of the parking lot, closest to the main street. We were able to find parking across the street in a small lot (~5 spaces) for free.

jueun kim
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Esmeralda Verdin
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WalkingFee

$3 fee on Monday. Beautiful park. Started with the Redwoods lots of share. Headed to the trail after with 4 kids no shade but nice flowers and a lot of blue birds. Ended our day at the park area, kids feeding the ducks.

Vince Su
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Hiking

It's fine trail to walk after get off from work, albeit unexciting and minimal elevation changes. Trail is wide, dusty. Park near the intersection of Wabash and Prospect and walk in to avoid the entrance parking fee.

Sam Hettich
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HikingFee

Great family trail! Beautiful scenery. Evidence of rattlesnakes.

Mark Luce
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Hiking

A moderate trail with the added loop above the park. The added loop has a beautiful panoramic view. It also adds some small hills to an otherwise easy hike and brings the hike to 5 miles.

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Kimmie M
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WalkingBugsFeeOff trailRocky

Didn’t know what to expect but so glad I went. Although their were many bikers on the path everyone respected each other’s space. Such a great easy hike. The designated redwood area was amazing! Would like to go again! fun trail with the family.

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McKenna Crofts
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Hiking

very lovely trail! easy and nice views!

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Nolina Beauchamp
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Hiking

The parking lots are closed, so you must be crafty. A lovely walk.

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rock roll
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HikingClosedPrivate property

Breif.. Since I was at the horse ranch, I figured I'll hike across the street.. Why doesn't anyone say this park is closed.. No parking on the highway allowed and all parking lots shuttered. Hiking means ya couldn't get here on a bike to find this trail deep inside this park..are you all flying in? Hikers sure aren't getting here by uber.

Michelle Uruchurtu
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Hiking

Beautiful trail! Good for kids! Very peaceful

mary spencer
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Stephen Barcus
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HikingFee

Fun simple hike. Also has a large park to have picnics or relax. YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR PARKING, just a heads up. If you're looking for a laid back hike, this is for you.

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Shannon Shieh
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Hiking

Come here before 9-10 AM to avoid the noisy leaf blowers and other vehicles

Des Aubel
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Hiking

The Redwoods area is beautiful and so peaceful.

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Dina trevino
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Hiking

Such a nice peaceful safe walk. Really enjoyed the redwoods. Ran back for a better work out. So pretty.

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