Best trails in Ojai

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Looking for a great trail near Ojai, California? AllTrails has 69 great hiking trails, 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 Point Mugu State Park or Leo Carrillo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Escondido Canyon Park or Rattlesnake Canyon Park. Ready for some activity? There are 34 moderate trails in Ojai ranging from 1.8 to 37.3 miles and from 728 to 7,493 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Rose Valley Falls
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 35 m
Rose Valley Falls is a 1.1 mile out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accesShow more
#2 - Sespe River Trail to Willett Hot Springs
Sespe Wilderness
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Length: 19.8 mi • Est. 9 h 40 m
The best time to hike this trail is in the Spring or Fall. In the summer it is too hot and there may not be water in the river for parts of the year as well. Choose your timing wisely based on the timShow more
#3 - Matilija Creek Trail
Matilija Wilderness
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
NOTE: Parking is very limited and you must be cautious about where you leave your car as there have been reports or vehicles being ticked. Matilija Trail is open and accessible, but it follows a roadShow more
#4 - Piedra Blanca Formations Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Piedra Blanca Formations Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#5 - Gridley Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 6 h 16 m
Gridley Trail is a 11.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#6 - Cozy Dell Via Foothill Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Cozy Dell Via Foothill Trail is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Ojai, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#7 - Ventura River Preserve Trail
Ventura River Preserve
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Ventura River Preserve Trail is a 2.9 mile loop trail located near Ojai, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs and horsShow more
#8 - Sisar Canyon Road to White Ledge Campground
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 4 h 51 m
Sisar Canyon Road to White Ledge Campground is a 9.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traiShow more
#9 - Shelf Road Trail
Los Padres National Forest
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Shelf Road Trail is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Ojai, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#10 - Sespe River Trail To Sespe Hot Springs
Sespe Wilderness
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Length: 17 mi • Est. 7 h 21 m
Beautiful hike through chaparral and riparian habitat takes you to a stunning desert canyon with a number of hot springs feeding a warm creek with soaking options at a variety of temperatures (though Show more
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