The Limestone Canyon Trail, the "Grand Canyon of Southern California," is a 10.6 mile loop in Silverado, California.

This trail is open once a month - check the schedule before you go. The trail features beautiful wildflowers and is most commonly used by horseback riders, mountain bikers, and hikers. 

This trail is open for special events, which can be found here: 

Photos: Rachel Titiriga and OC Parks

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sun protection
    • Hat
    • Sunscreen 
  • Sturdy hiking boots or trail runners
  • Trail map
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RT Distance 10.6 Miles
Elevation Gain 1377 Feet
Activities Chillin, Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Advanced
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Easy Parking

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