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Piedra Blanca Formations Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.6 mi Elevation gain 383 ft Route type Out & Back

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Horseback riding

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

River

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Bugs

No shade

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Max Devolder
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Hiking

Hike up and back to rock formation, 3 river crossing (ankle deep). Nice quick hike with a variety of terrain.

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Nick Alvarez
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HikingBugsMuddyOver grownRockyScramble

If you want a adventure , this is it ! Lots of hiking !

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Victor Ponce
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Hiking

Fun trail. Have to cross three small rivers. High chance you may get your feet wet with the last one. Fairly easy to follow trail. The rocks themselves were incredible. Fun photo opportunities.

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Yellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarWed Apr 29 2020
Hiking

This is a great trail if you only want to go to the rock formations which are about 1.5 miles in, if you go any further be prepared to fight off the ticks due to the trail being overgrown. We flicked off at least 15 ticks between the two of us. I suggest you go down the sespe river trail. You will see signs at the Piedra Blanca trailhead for the sespe river trail. Today’s date4/28/2020

Larissa Kasnick
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HikingRocky
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Yacht Doctor
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HikingScramble
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Teri Wittenberger
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HikingRocky

Loved the variety of this trail. Downside was we didn't quite understand how many times you'd be wading through the river to get to the Piedra Blanco trail from the Sespe River Trail. It involved taking off our hiking boots and wading through. Luckily they're close enough together that, once you take your shoes/boots off, leave them off until you've waded through about four crossings. We had a small (20lb.) dog with us, so my husband had to carry him through, as the water was too deep and moving too fast for him to make it through safely. Neither one was worse for the wear.

Jim Johnson
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HikingRocky
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Adrian Hanna
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HikingIcyMuddyOff trailOver grownRockyScrambleSnowWashed out
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Charly Hancock
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Hiking

Kid friendly trail with some help crossing the creek. Spent a lot of time exploring at the rocks. Few little patches of snow in the beginning. Lovely hike.

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Not so great hiker Denise
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Hiking

Completed this on 11/02 and was able to see the colors of fall popping though. Extremely peaceful, but beware the bugs are total jerks....but is it really even hiking if you don't get attacked by a few bugs:)

devon carabajal
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HikingNo shadeRocky

Good trail. Views at the end are beautiful. Best time to go is in spring or fall.. summer months are hot, and you don’t really see water after 20 minutes of starting the hike. Overall great beginner hike.

Bryan Cocuy
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Brooke Sheridan
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Hiking

Easy hike with amazing views. I love geological features and p. blanca didn’t disappoint!

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Brennan Nerhus
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Hiking

Beautiful sights. No signage

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Katie Whittle
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Hiking

Great trail and pretty scenery! I was really surprised to not see too many people at all on Saturday of Labor Day weekend. It’s gets hot though!!! Go early and leave by noon in Summer. We also could not find the second watering hole and turned around a bit after the rock formations.

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cristy clark
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HikingNo shadeRocky
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