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Best trails in Laguna Beach

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Looking for a great trail near Laguna Beach, California? AllTrails has 51 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park or Bolsa Chica State Beach. Ready for some activity? There are 35 moderate trails in Laguna Beach ranging from 1.9 to 11.1 miles and from 39 to 1,030 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 Laguna Beach
Top trails (51)
#1 - El Moro Canyon Loop Trail
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
A trail that takes you through canyon and up to Moro ridge, with sweeping coastal views. The trail begins and ends at the El Moro Visitor Center. This loop gives you a tour of the El Moro Canyon, thenShow more
#2 - Crystal Cove Perimeter Loop
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
This is a serious hike with some good elevation gain that follows the perimeter of the park and provides beautiful views over the Pacific and east toward Santiago and Modjeska Peaks. This "grand tour"Show more
#3 - Reef Point and Crystal Cove Trail
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 5 mi
Reef Point and Crystal Cove Trail is a 5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Laguna Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#4 - El Moro Canyon Short Loop Trail
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Ocean views, insulated canyon, coast chaparral, wildflowers, and grasslands. Rapacious development comes up to the very fringes of this natural area, but dip into El Moro Canyon and you will find neShow more
#5 - Top of the World via Canyon Acres Trail
Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Please note that there is very limited parking at the trailhead shown on this page. You may also choose to go straight to Top of the World, by going up Alta Laguna Boulevard instead. The trail may beShow more
#6 - Carolyn Wood View Knoll from Temple Hill
Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Carolyn Wood View Knoll from Temple Hill is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Laguna Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levelsShow more
#7 - Moro Ridge Spur to Moro Ridge Road
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Moro Ridge Spur to Moro Ridge Road is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Laguna Beach, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail isShow more
#8 - Big Bend, Bommer Ridge, Willow Trail
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
This hike is constant uphill in the beginning (without a doubt, pretty challenging, but highly rewarding), opening up the ocean view on one side, and, on the other, the beautiful view of snowcapped moShow more
#9 - El Moro Canyon to Moro Ridge Loop
Crystal Cove State Park
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
NOTE: Parking fee is $15. Show more
#10 - Boat Road Trail
Laguna Beach, California
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Boat Road Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Laguna Beach, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used forShow more
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