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4.73 miles

Elevation Gain

876 ft

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The Burma Road Trail in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, is a popular hiking destination known for its unique natural features and challenging terrain. This 4.73-mile loop trail offers a moderate difficulty level, making it suitable for hikers with some experience. The trail begins with a steep incline, leading to panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. The trail is well-maintained and marked, with several switchbacks and elevation changes. It winds through a variety of landscapes, including coastal scrub, chaparral, and grasslands. Notable landmarks along the trail include a large water tank and a radio tower. Hikers should be prepared for a lack of shade along the trail, so sun protection is recommended. The trail is open year-round, but the best time to hike is during the cooler months. Parking is available at the trailhead, and restrooms are located nearby. Despite its challenges, the Burma Road Trail offers rewarding views and a great workout for those willing to tackle its slopes.
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