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Best trails in Brea

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Looking for a great trail near Brea, California? AllTrails has 9 great trail running trails, hiking trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Crystal Cove State Park or Chino Hills State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Eaton Canyon Natural Area Park or North Etiwanda Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Brea ranging from 4.1 to 12.6 miles and from 406 to 1,679 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Brea
Top trails (9)
#1 - Carbon Canyon Nature Trail
Carbon Canyon Regional Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Carbon Canyon Nature Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Brea, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walkinShow more
#2 - Olinda Oil Museum Trail
Brea, California
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Olinda Oil Museum Trail is a 2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Brea, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkiShow more
#3 - Telegraph Canyon North Ridge Loop Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 12.6 mi • Est. 6 h 10 m
Please note that the lower portion of this trail (Telegraph Trail is open). Gilman Peak can be reached that way. (North Ridge Trail is closed between intersection of Telegraph Canyon Trailhead east toShow more
#4 - The Tracks at Brea
Brea, California
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 2 m
The Tracks at Brea is a 7.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Brea, California and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from ApShow more
#5 - Gilman Peak Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Gilman Peak can be accessed via Telegraph Trail. (North Ridge Trail is closed between intersection of Telegraph Canyon Trailhead east to Gilman Trail.) This park also closes due to weather conditions.Show more
#6 - Telegraph Canyon
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 7.5 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
This park periodically closes due to weather conditions. Please check park website for the most up-to-date information. http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=648 Show more
#7 - Gilman Peak Loop
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
There is a $5 parking fee.Show more
#8 - North Ridge Trail
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 6 h 17 m
Gilman Peak can be reached via Telegraph Trail. (North Ridge Trail is closed between intersection of Telegraph Canyon Trailhead east to Gilman Trail.) This park also closes due to weather conditions. Show more
#9 - Olinda Road Loop
Chino Hills State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Olinda Road Loop is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Brea, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running.Show more