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Best trails in Trabuco Canyon

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Looking for a great trail near Trabuco Canyon, California? AllTrails has 40 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 25 moderate trails in Trabuco Canyon ranging from 0.8 to 16.5 miles and from 387 to 4,609 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 Trabuco Canyon
Top trails (40)
#1 - Upper Hot Spring Canyon to Falls Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Trailhead can be tricky to find. It is several miles down a narrow winding one lane road. Walk onto the filed and follow the small stream that leads to the main stream. The stream will take you to theShow more
#2 - Wagon Wheel Canyon Loop Trail
Thomas F Riley Wilderness Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Wagon Wheel Canyon Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a numbShow more
#3 - Bell View Trail to Bell Peak
Trabuco Canyon, California
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 5 h 19 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, parking lot to the trailhead is closed due to COVID-19 concerns. Please check the park website for more information. The Bell View Trail meanders through Trabuco Canyon. TherShow more
#4 - Los Pinos Peak via Bell View Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 13.5 mi • Est. 8 h 20 m
This trail goes from Bell View Trail in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA to Los Pinos Peak. It goes along the ridgeline and is a very strenuous 8 miles one way hike to the peak. It is accessible all year roShow more
#5 - Bell View Trail to Flag Summit
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Bell View Trail to Flag Summit is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#6 - Harding Truck Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 26.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Note: This trail is currently open to hikers and bikers only. For more information, please see https://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5340229Show more
#7 - Santiago Peak and Trabuco Peak Loop
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 18.2 mi • Est. 10 h 40 m
Santiago Peak and Trabuco Peak Loop is a 18.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail Show more
#8 - Silverado Canyon Motorway Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
Once you hit the trail, it's 3 miles of straight up. Single track trail (lots of gravel). Gorgeous views the entire way, especially at the top. Watch out for mountain bikers coming down... There's a rShow more
#9 - Live Oak, Coyote, Vista, Homestead and Love Oak Loop
O'Neil Regional Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Live Oak, Coyote, Vista, Homestead and Love Oak Loop is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Show more
#10 - Modjeska Peak via Joplin Truck Trail
Cleveland National Forest
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Length: 13.4 mi • Est. 8 h 37 m
Modjeska Peak via Joplin Truck Trail is a 13.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Trabuco Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. TheShow more
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