Whitney Canyon: Santa Clara Truck Trail (aka 'The Beast')

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Whitney Canyon: Santa Clara Truck Trail (aka 'The Beast') is a 7.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Newhall, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. 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.

DISTANCE
7.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1863 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

views

wild flowers

wildlife

26 days ago

hiking
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1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Fun hike.
A lot of the trail is in the shade with a little waterfall at the end.

1 month ago

2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Should be rated as a moderate hike due to its gradual steady incline but not at all hard.

3 months ago

Definitely not hard. But moderate and fun! Good views from the top!

3 months ago

4 months ago

4 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

trail running
8 months ago

this was my intro to trail running and I instantly fell in love. Great ascent fun but safe trail.

9 months ago

how is this rated as hard? the steepest part is the 500 feet leaving the parking lot.

11 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Really fun easy trails. Nice and wide paths. Made it all the way to the top.

11 months ago

hiking
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Very pleasant.

mountain biking
Monday, May 30, 2016