Whitaker Peak via Oak Flat Trail

MODERATE 3 reviews
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Whitaker Peak via Oak Flat Trail is a 8.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Castaic, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
8.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,099 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

forest

views

wild flowers

Adventure Pass required! Maintained by Boy Scout troop 210 (thanks guys!), the Oak Flat trail switchbacks steeply from the Verdugo Oaks Boy Scout camp to Whittaker Ridge, offering great views of Grapevine Pass and Pyramid Lake, as well as closeups of the unique breccia rock formations.