Best trails in San Juan Capistrano

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Looking for a great trail near San Juan Capistrano, California? AllTrails has 12 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 Crystal Cove State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park or Lakeview Park. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in San Juan Capistrano ranging from 2.4 to 10.1 miles and from 167 to 928 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 San Juan Capistrano
Top trails (12)
#1 - Roller Coaster
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Please note that the parking lot for this trail is currently closed due to COVID 19.Show more
#2 - San Juan Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 19.4 mi • Est. 10 h 16 m
San Juan Trail is a 19.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#3 - Dana Hills Loop Trail
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Dana Hills Loop Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numbShow more
#4 - San Juan Trail to Sugarloaf Peak
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 6 h 41 m
San Juan Trail to Sugarloaf Peak is a 12.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. ThShow more
#5 - East Ridge Bell Canyon Loop Trail
Caspers Wilderness Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Lots of trails in this general location- $3 to get in.Show more
#6 - West Ridge and Oak Trail Loop
Caspers Wilderness Park
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
West Ridge and Oak Trail Loop is a 10.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offeShow more
#7 - Lower Trabuco Creek Trail
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Lower Trabuco Creek Trail is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail oShow more
#8 - Shasta Sendero Loop
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
This trail goes around a gated community. The trail should now reflect a trail that goes around, not into, the neighborhood.Show more
#9 - Forster Canyon and Patriot Trail
San Juan Capistrano, California
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Forster Canyon and Patriot Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail isShow more
#10 - Pinhead Peak Trail
Caspers Wilderness Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Pinhead Peak Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near San Juan Capistrano, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
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