The San Clemente Beach Trail extends from the Metro Station parking lot at North Beach to Calafia State Beach in the south. It is basically a flat, fairly smooth crushed granite trail that’s shared by walkers, runners, bikers, dogs and strollers. Because it’s a flat out-and-back trail, you can make it as easy or challenging as […]
All of our detailed hiking trail guides, with interactive maps, elevation profile, directions and tons of photos in each. These trails have all been personally hiked by the SoCal Hiker team.
Done at a brisk pace (3.5 miles per hour) hiking the Las Ramblas trail makes a great early morning workout. There are some steep hills and sweeping vistas of the coastline from Dana Point to Oceanside, and Santiago Peak and the Santa Anas to the east. The trail follows dirt double track, but […]
The Morgan Trail to Killen Road is a beautiful out-and-back hike through oak-lined valleys, crossing a usually-dry creek bed and rewarding you at the mid-way point with terrific views over Lake Elsinore and out to Mts. San Jacinto, San Gorgonio and Baldy. I hiked this with the Hiking OC meetup to clear my head after too […]