Distance

6.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

1489 Feet

Activities

Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

The Deer Canyon Loop Trail in Crystal Cove State Park is a 6.9 mile hike that is good for all ages, offering sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean and the PCH.

The Deer Canyon Loop Trail is an easy drive from Orange County and Newport Beach. In the spring, wildflowers are abundant along the trial. This is a favorite spot for trail runners, hikers, and mountain bikers. The trail is kept in great condition year-round and is very wide. There is very little shade along the trail, so bring extra water!

There is a parking fee of $15. 

Photos: J. MaughnKen LundA Bear and a Bow, and Laura Camp

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

6.9 Miles

Elevation Gain

1489 Feet

Activities

Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Loop

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