Ray Miller Backbone Trail

MODERATE 107 reviews
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Ray Miller Backbone Trail is a 5.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Malibu, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
5.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1049 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

walking
24 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

1 month ago

Just gorgeous

Awesome training ascent with the best sunset views! Not as crowded as Chumash Trail!

1 month ago

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2 months ago

2 months ago

Great hike with a nice cool breeze off the ocean.

2 months ago

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2 months ago

Great hike. I didn't go all the way because I wanted to make it back to my car before my parking ticket expired. But great spots to over look the ocean.

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2 months ago

3 months ago

Kiana is so right about the need for insect repellent and long pants. Lots of people on the narrow trail (hiked Saturday).

3 months ago

nice hike! love the beach views all the way. recommendations: long pants due to overgrowth and bug spray for all the mosquitos that are in the parking area.

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3 months ago

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3 months ago

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4 months ago

Hiked another couple miles (to the left when the trail forks) to a bit past the water towers. Great hike during the summer with amazing views!

4 months ago

4 months ago

Love this trail. Have hiked it several times. Today was the most overgrown I have ever seen it. Still in really good condition. Still has some pretty yellow flowers. Can't beat the views.

hiking
4 months ago

good hike with a nice view! some people might prefer to wear some pants along the trail since there is decent knee high over growth that can get irritating