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Best trails in Foothill Ranch

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Looking for a great trail near Foothill Ranch, California? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running 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 Mount Rubidoux Park or Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Foothill Ranch ranging from 2.9 to 16 miles and from 721 to 3,192 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 Foothill Ranch
Top trails (12)
#1 - Borrego Canyon Trail to Red Rock Canyon
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
During the winter this park may close due to weather conditions. Please check with the park before visiting: http://www.ocparks.com/parks/whitingShow more
#2 - Whiting Ranch Trail
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
Trailhead Parking area requires $3 fee.Show more
#3 - Borrego Canyon to Vista Look Out Trail
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
During the winter this park may close due to rain events. Show more
#4 - Dreaded Hill and Billy Goat Trails
Foothill Ranch, California
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
Please note this trail is sometimes closed due to mountain lions. Show more
#5 - Santiago Canyon and Modjeska Grade
Foothill Ranch, California
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 8 h 19 m
Santiago Canyon and Modjeska Grade is a 16 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Foothill Ranch, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#6 - Round Canyon
Foothill Ranch, California
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
NOTE: That this trail is only available by scheduled events. Check the park page for more details.Show more
#7 - Jack Borrego Loop
Borrego Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 23 m
Jack Borrego Loop is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Foothill Ranch, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#8 - Serrano Road to Dreaded Hill Road [CLOSED]
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(154)
Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park will remain closed until further notice due to mountain lion activity. During the winter this park may close due to rain events. Show more
#9 - Whiting Road to Billy Goat Loop Trail [CLOSED]
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(121)
Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park will remain closed until further notice due to mountain lion activity. During the winter this park may close due to rain events. This is a rougher route to Red Rock CanShow more
#10 - Dreaded Hill Loop Trail [CLOSED]
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(149)
Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park will remain closed until further notice due to mountain lion activity. During the winter this park may close due to rain events. Dreaded Hill rises to the south of FourShow more
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