Matilija Creek Trail (CLOSED)

MODERATE 14 reviews

Matilija Creek Trail (CLOSED) is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, birding, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
570 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

walking

waterfall

wild flowers

closed

hiking
3 months ago

Amazing hike, the waterfall is beautiful! Wear proper shoes for this though

hiking
4 months ago

Wonderful hike. We set out quite late so didn't make it to the big waterfall. Hiking back in the twilight we heard a large deep growl in the thick vegetation at the side of the trial. I can only think it was a Mountain Lion. Pretty scary at the time but we make it back! Definitely going back in the Spring as I think it will be particularly beautiful then

hiking
6 months ago

This trail technically goes through private land the rest of the way about a mile or so in when you run into heron ranch. I'm not sure if it's ok to walk through there but we didn't since it said no trespassing. Did anyone else see the sign? We were really looking forward to getting to the waterfall too :(

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