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McWay Falls0.5EasyJulia Pfeiffer Burns State ParkN50Big Sur
Panhe Nature Trail1EasySan Onofre State BeachN171Orange County
Paradise Point1.2EasyGlacier National ParkN160Montana
Enchanted Rock1.3ModerateEnchanted Rock State Natural AreaN390Texas
Limekiln Falls1.5EasyLimekiln Falls State ParkN400Big Sur
Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook1.5ModerateCulver CityY454Los Angeles County
Exploring Lands End1.5EasyGolden Gate National Recreation AreaY443Northern California
Valley View Loop1.5EasyMount San Jacinto State ParkN183Riverside County
Baring Falls1.6EasyGlacier National ParkN50Montana
Jack London Loop1.6EasyJack London Historic State ParkN120Northern California
Aliso Peak1.6EasyAliso Woods CanyonY533Orange County
Piestewa Peak via Trail 3002.2ModeratePhoenix MountainsN1112Arizona
Picacho Peak2.4StrenuousPicacho Peak State ParkN1986Arizona
Bee Rock and Old Zoo2.4ModerateGriffith ParkY694Los Angeles County
Inspiration Loop2.6EasyWill Rogers State ParkY662Los Angeles County
Camelback via Cholla2.8ModeratePhoenix MountainsN1246Arizona
Doheny Beach3EasyDoheny State BeachN20Orange County
No Dogs to Poles to Moro Canyon Loop3EasyCrystal Cove State ParkN505Orange County
Small Peak3ModerateRobinson RanchY1142Orange County
Aspen Grove in San Gorgonio Wilderness3EasySan Gorgonio WildernessY518San Bernardino County
Murphy Ranch3.1EasySanta Monica MountainsY630Los Angeles County
Temescal Canyon Loop3.1EasyPacific PalisadesN545Los Angeles County
Ridgeline Loop to Barbara’s Lake3.12ModerateLaguna Canyon WildernessN679Orange County
Runyon Canyon3.2ModerateHollywoodY1030Los Angeles County
Crystal Lake3.2ModerateAnsel Adams WildernessY685Northern California
Batiquitos Lagoon Trail3.2EasyCarlsbadY250San Diego County
Burbank Peak, Cahuenga Peak, Mt. Lee3.25ModerateGriffith ParkY1691Los Angeles County
Hollywood Reservoir Loop3.4EasyHollywoodN50Los Angeles County
Franklin Canyon Reservoir Loop 3.4EasyBeverly HillsY160Los Angeles County
Las Ramblas Trail3.4ModerateSan ClementeY900Orange County
Fish Canyon Falls3.5EasyDuarteN400Los Angeles County
Canopy View Trail3.5EasyMuir Woods National MonumentN842Northern California
Escondido Falls3.6EasyMalibuY351Los Angeles County
Tour de Trestles3.7EasySan Onofre State BeachN171Orange County
Deschutes River Trail3.7EasyBendY50Oregon
Beacon Hill Loop3.8EasyGriffith ParkY590Los Angeles County
Cristianitos Fault Loop3.8ModerateSan Onofre State BeachN300Orange County
La Tuna Canyon4ModerateVerdugo MountainsY1126Los Angeles County
Carlsbad Beach Loop4EasySouth Carlsbad State BeachN465San Diego County
Huntington Beach Walk4.1EasyHuntington State BeachY10Orange County
Mt. Hollywood4.2ModerateGriffith ParkY1185Los Angeles County
Tumalo Mountain4.2ModerateDeschutes National ForestY1312Oregon
Paulina Peak4.3ModerateNewberry Crater National Volcanic MonumentY1393Oregon
Black Butte4.4ModerateDeschutes National ForestY1443Oregon
Devils Postpile and Rainbow Falls4.5EasyDevils Postpile National MonumentN690Northern California
Shoestring Loop in Limestone Canyon4.5ModerateLimestone Canyon Wilderness ParkN1029Orange County
Ridgeline Trail4.5ModerateSan ClementeY1545Orange County
Roller Coaster Ridge Trail4.5ModerateSan ClementeY1150Orange County
San Clemente Beach Trail4.5EasySan ClementeY50Orange County
Bear Mountain4.6StrenuousRed Rock Secret Mountain WildernessY2109Arizona
Dipsea-Steep Ravine Loop4.6ModerateMt Tamalpais State ParkN1093Northern California
Metolius River Trail4.6EasyDeschutes National ForestN250Oregon
Skyline-Golden Gate Loop4.6ModerateMount Rainier National ParkN1570Washington
Condor Gulch Overlook4.63ModeratePinnacles National ParkN1588Northern California
Fremont Saddle4.8ModerateSuperstition WildernessY1496Arizona
M*A*S*H Hike in Malibu Creek State Park 4.85EasyMalibu Creek State ParkN652Los Angeles County
Misery Ridge Loop5ModerateSmith Rock State ParkY850Oregon
Canyon Creek Meadows Loop5ModerateMount Jefferson WildernessY980Oregon
Chush Falls5EasyThree Sisters WildernessY500Oregon
Angels Landing5StrenuousZion National ParkN1500Utah
Volcan Mountain5.1ModerateJulianY1170San Diego County
Coyote Ridge Loop5.2ModerateGolden Gate National Recreation AreaN911Northern California
Mount Elden5.3StrenuousCoconino National ForestY2398Arizona
Moro Canyon to Moro Ridge to BFI Loop5.5ModerateCrystal Cove State ParkN820Orange County
Mount Pilchuck5.5StrenuousMt Pilchuck State ParkY2300Washington
Angel Island Mt. Livermore Loop5.6ModerateAngel Island State ParkN1427Northern California
Vital Link Trail to Verdugo Peak5.65ModerateVerdugo MountainsY2195Los Angeles County
Vasquez Rocks5.65ModerateVasquez RocksY650Los Angeles County
Echo Mountain via the Sam Merrill Trail5.75ModerateAltadenaY2315Los Angeles County
Ewoldsen Trail5.9ModerateJulia Pfeiffer Burns State ParkN1430Big Sur
Beaudry Loop5.9ModerateVerdugo MountainsY1800Los Angeles County
Rocky Mountain6StrenuousPike National ForestY2483Colorado
Cooper Canyon Falls6ModerateAngeles National ForestY907Los Angeles County
Bald Mountain6ModerateSugarloaf Ridge State ParkN1540Northern California
Mishe Mokwa Trail to Sandstone Peak6.1ModerateSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation AreaN1686Los Angeles County
Avalanche Lake6.2EasyGlacier National ParkN676Montana
Mission Peak via Stanford Ave Staging Area6.2StrenuousMission Peak Regional PreserveY1992Northern California
Horseshoe Mountain6.4StrenuousPike National ForestY2254Colorado
Stanley Peak6.4ModerateDaley RanchY890San Diego County
Schabarum Regional Park6.5ModerateSchabarum Regional ParkY1596Los Angeles County
Peter’s Canyon Loop6.5ModeratePeters Canyon Regional ParkY681Orange County
Piestewa Peak via Dream Draw6.6StrenuousCity of PhoenixN1760Arizona
Flatiron6.6StrenuousLost Dutchman State ParkY3147Arizona
Mount Ellinor6.6StrenuousMt Skokomish WildernessY3286Washington
Colinas Bluff Trail6.7ModerateLaguna NiguelY1570Orange County
Parker Mesa Overlook from Trippet Ranch6.8ModerateTopanga State ParkN1921Los Angeles County
Parker Mesa via Trippet Ranch6.8ModerateTopanga State ParkN1921Los Angeles County
Salt Creek Trail6.8ModerateLaguna NiguelY500Orange County
Mount Bierstadt7StrenuousMt Evans WildernessY2776Colorado
Snowshoeing to Dewey Point7ModerateYosemite National ParkN500Northern California
Wilson Mountain7.2StrenuousRed Rock Secret Mountain WildernessY2331Arizona
Devils Garden Loop7.2ModerateArches National ParkN470Utah
Bill Williams Mountain7.3StrenuousKaibab National ForestY2250Arizona
Parker Mesa Overlook via Los Liones Canyon7.3ModerateTopanga State ParkN1580Los Angeles County
Black Crater7.3ModerateThree Sisters WildernessY2260Oregon
Kintla Lake7.4EasyGlacier National ParkN390Montana
Hollywood Sign & Bronson Caves7.5ModerateGriffith ParkY1003Los Angeles County
Strawberry Peak7.5StrenuousAngeles National ForestN2609Los Angeles County
Mount Bachelor7.6StrenuousDeschutes National ForestY2664Oregon
Wasson Peak via King Canyon7.7ModerateSaguaro National ParkN1886Arizona
Mount Umunhum7.7ModerateSierra Azul Open SpaceN1141Northern California
Boat Canyon Lollipop Loop8.2StrenuousLaguna BeachN2769Orange County
Mailbox Peak8.3StrenuousMt Baker-Snoqualmie National ForestY4237Washington
Grays Peak8.6StrenuousArapaho National ForestY2939Colorado
Chiquito Falls8.6StrenuousOrtega HighwayY2900Orange County
Granite Mountain8.6StrenuousAlpine Lakes WildernessY3800Washington
Mt Baden Powell8.7StrenuousAngeles National ForestY2900Los Angeles County
Mount Baden-Powell via Vincent Gap8.7StrenuousAngeles National ForestY2900Los Angeles County
Colchuck Lake8.8StrenuousAlpine Lakes WildernessN2392Washington
San Gabriel Peak +49StrenuousAngeles National ForestY3920Los Angeles County
Crystal Cove Perimeter Loop9.1StrenuousCrystal Cove State ParkN1800Orange County
Kendrick Peak9.4StrenuousKaibab National ForestY2851Arizona
Whale Peak9.5StrenuousAnza BorregoN3250San Diego County
Bergen Peak9.6ModerateJefferson County Open SpaceY1890Colorado
Morgan Trail9.6ModerateOrtega HighwayY1804Riverside County
Tumalo Falls Loop9.6ModerateDeschutes National ForestY1625Oregon
O’Leary Peak10StrenuousCoconino National ForestY2014Arizona
Whiting Ranch: Dreaded Hill & Red Rock Canyon10StrenuousWhiting Ranch Wilderness ParkN2152Orange County
Sitton Peak Trail10ModerateOrtega HighwayY2150Riverside County
Mt. San Antonio (Baldy)10.2StrenuousBaldy VillageY3900Los Angeles County
Mt Wilson Trail to Manzanita Ridge10.2StrenuousAngeles National ForestY5900Los Angeles County
Birthday Peak10.3StrenuousCollegiate Peaks WildernessY2827Colorado
Humphreys Peak10.5StrenuousCoconino National ForestY3406Arizona
Christianitos to Prima Dechecha Loop10.6StrenuousSan ClementeY2500Orange County
Mount St Helena10.7StrenuousRobert Louis Stevenson State ParkN2119Northern California
Inspiration Point and Muir Peak11StrenuousAngeles National ForestY2864Los Angeles County
Bridge to Nowhere11ModerateAngeles National ForestY2113Los Angeles County
Berry Creek Falls11ModerateBig Basin Redwoods State ParkN2364Northern California
Mt San Jacinto via the Tram11StrenuousSan Jacinto State ParkN3020Riverside County
Confluence Overlook Trail11StrenuousCanyonlands National ParkN50Utah
Cucamonga Peak via Icehouse Canyon11.6StrenuousBaldy VillageY4300San Bernardino County
South Sister12StrenuousThree Sisters WildernessY4820Oregon
Maiden Peak12StrenuousWillamette National ForestY3000Oregon
Mt. San Jacinto via Marion Mountain12StrenuousIdyllwildN4689Riverside County
Mount Shasta12.3Strenuous

Mt Shasta WildernessN7411Northern California
Ontario Peak12.4StrenuousCucamonga WildernessY3738San Bernardino County
Mount Diablo via Mitchell Canyon13.2StrenuousMount Diablo State ParkN3529Northern California
Gray Butte13.3StrenuousSmith Rock State ParkY2830Oregon
Mt. Wilson via Chantry Flats14StrenuousArcadiaY4200Los Angeles County
Alamere Falls14.2StrenuousPoint Reyes National SeashoreN1442Northern California
Mount Sizer Loop14.9StrenuousHenry W. Coe State ParkN3684Northern California
Mount Tamalpais via Stinson Beach15StrenuousMount Tamalpais State ParkN2771Northern California
Mount San Jacinto via Humber Park15.5StrenuousMt San Jacinto State ParkN4125Riverside County
Holy Jim Trail to Santiago Peak16StrenuousTrabuco CanyonY4469Orange County
Angelus Oaks to San Bernardino Peak16.5StrenuousAngelus OaksY4702San Bernardino County
San Gorgonio via Vivian Creek16.9StrenuousSan Bernardino National ForestY5840San Bernardino County
Black Star Canyon to Beek’s Place18StrenuousSantiago CanyonY2750Orange County
San Gorgonio via Fish Creek18.4StrenuousSan Bernardino National ForestY3390San Bernardino County
Rose Peak via Del Valle Regional Park19.5StrenuousOhlone Regional WildernessN5000Northern California
Lost Coast Trail25Strenuous

King Range National Conservation AreaY50Northern California
San Bernardino and San Gorgonio Peak30.2Strenuous

San Gorgonio WildernessY5770San Bernardino County
Mount Kilimanjaro35.7Strenuous

Kilimanjaro National ParkN13924Africa
Trans-Catalina Trail37.2Strenuous

Catalina IslandN9600Los Angeles County
Rae Lakes Loop54.2Strenuous

Kings Canyon National ParkN12700Northern California
North Lake-South Lake Loop55Strenuous

Kings Canyon National ParkN9418Northern California
Red Peak Pass Loop57.6Strenuous

Yosemite National ParkN8859Northern California
High Sierra Trail>72.2Strenuous

Sequoia National ParkN13303Northern California
Wonderland Trail93Strenuous

Mount Rainier National ParkN25,593Washington
John Muir Trail211Strenuous

N46700Northern California

Do you know of a trail I should add to this list? Tell me where to go! I’ll hike it and write it up.