Hiking near Laguna Beach, California

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Aliso Summit Trail
Aliso Summit Trail
Laguna Niguel, California, United States (3.4 miles away)
Easy: 6.7 miles, 1-3 hours
Hike along the ridge line of Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park to a wonderful view of the ocean.

This hike along the southern ridge of the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park is fairly easy, with only a short moderate hill at the end. As you walk you'll find the park to your right and suburbs and homes to your left, so you don't really get an out in nature feel to the hike. Pleanty of room for bikers, hikers, dog walkers and runners At...
Crystal Cove Green Route
Crystal Cove Green Route
Crystal Cove State Park, California, United States (2.8 miles away)
 
Moderate: 2.9 miles, 1-3 hours
A moderate 3 mile loop trail that begins and ends at the El Moro Visitor Center

The Green Route is a moderate, 2.9 mile loop hike through Crystal Cove State Park backcountry. The hike begins and ends at the El Moro Visitor Center. The length is perfect for a short hike, and the route gives you a good workout and a great taste of Crystal Cove's backcountry. The trail begins with a steady ascent, climbing about 500 feet in elevation....
Crystal Cove Red Route
Crystal Cove Red Route
Crystal Cove State Park, California, United States (2.8 miles away)
 
Moderate: 5.5 miles, 1-3 hours
A moderate, 5.5 mile loop that takes you through canyon and up to Moro ridge, with sweeping coastal views.

This trail begins and ends at the El Moro Visitor Center. This loop gives you a tour of the El Moro Canyon, then climbs over 800' in elevation to the ridge line, where you'll enjoy some of the best coastline views in the park.
Crystal Cove Blue Route
Crystal Cove Blue Route
Crystal Cove State Park, California, United States (2.8 miles away)
 
Difficult: 9.1 miles, Half day
This strenuous 9.1 mile hike follows the perimeter of the park, giving you a grand tour of Crystal Cove backcountry.

The Blue Route is also aptly known as the perimeter of the park hike, since it forms a complete loop around the perimeter of Crystal Cove State Park backcountry. This is a strenuous 9.1 mile hike with some good elevation gain and beautiful views over the Pacific and east toward Santiago and Modjeska Peaks. This "grand tour" of Crystal Cove backcountry...
Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour
Crystal Cove State Park Historic District Walking Tour
Crystal Cove, California, United States (4.0 miles away)
 
Easy: 3.1 miles, 1 hour or less

Welcome to the Crystal Cove State Park Historic District,an oasis in time! Take some time to relax and explore the 12-acre historic district, once part of the Irvine Ranch lands, consisting of 46 Cottages built in the 1920s and 1930s. For decades, families have camped and played here. Artists have captured the Cove's natural beauty on canvas for...
Crystal Cove State Park Beach Geology
Crystal Cove State Park Beach Geology
Crystal Cove State Park, California, USA (4.2 miles away)
 
Easy: 1.0 miles, 1 hour or less
By Merton Hill, PhD, Saddleback College

Spectacular ocean panoramas and contorted rocky cliffs are yours to enjoy on this self-guided tour of the geology of Crystal Cove State Park. This Beach Geology Tour is available as a brochure at the Crystal Cove Park Interpretive Store and was written by Dr. Merton Hill with images provided by Drs. Merton & Annlia Hill. Begin by taking the path...
10 mile loop Bommer Ridge to Crystal Cove
10 mile loop Bommer Ridge to Crystal Cove
Newport Coast, California, United States (4.5 miles away)
 
Moderate: 10.3 miles, Half day
10.3 mile trail near Newport Coast, California

Bommer Ridge to Crystal Cove is about 10.3 miles long and located near Newport Coast, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes a half day. Started at Ridge Park ( off Newport Coast Dr., Newport Beach CA - drive to end). It's a popular area on the weekends, so do NOT wear headphones - you need to hear bikers and runners as...
Huntington Beach Bike Trail
Huntington Beach Bike Trail
Huntington Beach, California, United States (7.4 miles away)
 
Easy: 12.8 miles, Half day
Enjoy endless beaches, seaside towns and a trail that allows you to enjoy the beauty of southern California at its best.

I wish they all could be California trails! This trail follows two of the most beautiful beaches in California and provides access to great seaside communities, piers, and main streets. In this guide, I will give you suggestions for where to start the trail, how to stay on the trail, (It gets confusing in one spot.) rental suggestions, website recommendations,...
9.4 miler Bommer Cyn to Laguna Trails
9.4 miler Bommer Cyn to Laguna Trails
Irvine, California, United States (6.1 miles away)
 
Moderate: 9.4 miles, 1-3 hours
9.4 mile trail near Irvine, California

9.4 miler Bommer Cyn to Laguna Trails is located near Irvine, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes about 3 hours or 3.5, all depending on your pace, of course. I did this to give you an extended hike out of Bommer Canyon.  Trails are good, area is quiet. You do see several other hikers, runners and bikers. Travel in...
Bommer Meadow, Irvine, CA
Bommer Meadow, Irvine, CA
San Joaquin Hills, California, United States (6.1 miles away)
Moderate: 5.9 miles, 1-3 hours
5.9 mile trail near San Joaquin Hills, Irvine, California

Bommer Meadow's Trail is about 5.9 miles long (roundtrip) and located near San Joaquin Hills, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. Access by turning onto Shady Canyon Dr from Bonita Canyon. Follow Shady Canyon to Bommer Cyn parking, which will be on your right. There are only 14 parking spots. If lot is full,...
Huntington State Beach
Huntington State Beach
Huntington State Beach, California, United States (12.7 miles away)
 
Easy: 4.1 miles, 1-3 hours
Hike beside the famous broad beaches of Huntington on this easy, flat, paved multi-use trail.

Huntington Beach is famous for its wide, sandy beaches and surfing. It's also a great place for an easy, flat walk along the coastline. The key route is the wide, paved multi-use trail that parallels the coastline. Walking this trail from end to end (with a short side jaunt to the waters edge) adds up to just over four miles. Being paved and entirely...
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary to Springs
Tucker Wildlife Sanctuary to Springs
Modjeska, California, United States (15.0 miles away)
A good hike or bike UP a fire road to a seasonal spring

This is an almost all uphill climb from the Tucker wildlife sanctuary to the springs. The hike can be strenuous do to the incline. The spring is seasonal and a little hard to get to. The views on the way up are amazing. The trail is a fire road with no shade. If you hike on the weekend expect to see mountain bikers. The trail is wide enough I...
11 miles Adv Moderate at Limestone Canyon
11 miles Adv Moderate at Limestone Canyon
Irvine County, California, United States (15.6 miles away)
Difficult: 10.9 miles, Full day
10.9 mile trail near Irvine County, California

Limestone Canyon is about 10.9 miles long and located near Irvine County, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes a full day. Limestone Canyon is not open to the public, except for special days.  This was one of them.We accessed it off of E Santiago Canyon Rd, just past Trabuco Canyon (coming from coast).  The Augustine Staging...
Limestone Canyon
Limestone Canyon
Irvine County, California, United States (15.6 miles away)
11-12 mile trail near Irvine County, California

Limestone Canyon is about 10.9 miles long and located near Irvine County, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes a full day. Limestone Canyon is not open to the public, except for designated days.  This was one of them.We accessed it off of E Santiago Canyon Rd, just past Trabuco Canyon (coming from coast).  The Augustine...
San Onofre Trail 3 to the Cristianitos Fault
San Onofre Trail 3 to the Cristianitos Fault
San Onofre State Beach, California, United States (20.0 miles away)
 
Moderate: 3.8 miles, 1-3 hours
A moderate beach hike along a geologically significant area in San Onofre State Beach, visting the Cristianitos fault.

The Cristianitos Fault is a major earthquake fault line located less than one mile from the San Onofre nuclear power plant. This hike takes you on a 3.8 mile loop through San Onofre State Beach to the site of the fault line. Along the way, you’ll see the Monterey Formation, which holds most of the oil and gas deposits known in the LA basin and off...
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Aliso Summit + Seaview Park
by las000 on Jan 07, 2010
Laguna Niguel, California, United States
Hiking | 7.6 miles (3.4 miles away)
A nice little urban trail overlooking Aliso & Woods Regional Park. Hit the pavement for a few streets to get a great trail at Seaview Park with ocean views.
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Laguna Bowl Loop
by Mikey. on Aug 19, 2012
Laguna Beach, California, United States
Hiking | 3.8 miles (0.5 miles away)
good workout hike with very steep beginning and ending hills. great views of canyon and ocean including catalina island.
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Aliso woods loop
by kg6ejp on Mar 24, 2008
Top of the World, California, United States
Hiking | 10.4 miles (3.7 miles away)
Hiked this with my family a couple weeks . Great walk and very nice day.
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Crystal Cove Blue Route
by rmceoin on Mar 14, 2010
El Moro Beach Mobile Home Park, California, United States
Hiking | 9.7 miles (2.8 miles away)
Great little hike through the coastal wilderness.  We took the Blue Route which is the longest hike available in the Crystal Cove State Park.
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Big Bend Loop
by Mikey. on Jul 29, 2012
Canyon Acres, California, United States
Hiking | 3.9 miles (2.0 miles away)
toughest hike of the day but also our best performance. going up big bend trail is pretty steep for a long stretch as is coming down the laguna ridge trail. good cardio!