Explore the El Moro Canyon Trail

El Moro Canyon Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

El Moro Canyon Loop Trail is a 4 mile hike that brings you through a canyon and up to Moro Ridge, offering jaw-dropping views of the Pacific Ocean throughout the duration.

The trail features a waterfall and is open year-round, but is best used in the spring. Remember to bring $15 cash for the parking fee. The trail is shared by trail runners, mountain bikers, hikers, and the occasional horseback rider. Dogs are not allowed in Crystal Cove State Park. 

Photos: MikeEva LuedinSupportPDX, and Ken Lund

Distance

4 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

744 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Chillin, Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Beach
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Groups
Picnic Area
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Nearby Lodging

From $60/night

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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Peaceful nature

Had a great trail work out great view and and an absolutely great breeze and in take !

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