El Moro Canyon Loop Trail

MODERATE 414 reviews
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El Moro Canyon Loop Trail is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Laguna Beach, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Horses are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
669 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

horseback riding

beach

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

no dogs

A trail that takes you through canyon and up to Moro ridge, with sweeping coastal views. The trail begins and ends at the El Moro Visitor Center. This loop gives you a tour of the El Moro Canyon, then climbs over 800' in elevation to the ridge line, where you'll enjoy some of the best coastline views in the park. Parking Fee: $15

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2 days ago

not the best scenery in Oct./Nov. but. looking forward to seeing it in Spring. Did abot 10,000 steps and 40 flights of stairs--according to my fitnesstracker. moderate trail good for the legs and buns.

hiking
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hiking
5 days ago

It was a nice easy trail with some spectacular views of the water. I imagine in the spring the whole trail would be gorgeous.

trail running
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hiking
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9 days ago

It was a pretty good workout but not to strenuous.

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10 days ago

nice!

10 days ago

Super love this trail!

hiking
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hiking
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