• Activities:

    Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Fitness

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  • Season:

    Year Round

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  • RT Distance:

    11.7 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    1332 Feet

Easy Parking
Food Nearby

The Aliso Creek and Wood Canyon Loop is an 11.7 mile hike that features scenic views of Southern California, a river, and caves.

The Aliso Creek and Wood Canyon Trail is shared by trail runners, mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers. The trail is open for use year-round with abundant wildflowers in the spring. 

The trail is shaded in parts, but bring sun protection and extra water just in case. Watch for snakes and lizards!

Photos: Mark Weston and Ashu Shah

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy hiking boots or trail runners
  • Snack
  • Trail map
  • Sun protection
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen
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