Top Adventures in Agoura Hills

  • Climb to the Top of Ladyface

    Ladyface is a volcanic ridge that juts up over Agoura Hills. It is a short but steep hike up the ridgeline, and it offers amazing views to either side. Sections of the trail are steep and sandy so it can be challenging to maintain your footing. Tr...

    2 miles 1150 ft gain

  • Hike to the Malibu Lake Overlook

    To get to the trail, use the address 27800 Mulholland Highway, Agoura Hills, CA 91301. This will take you to a dirt pull off right off the Mulholland Highway. At the southern part of the pull off, you'll see a dirt path leading up and away from th...

    5 miles 350 ft gain

  • Hike the Backbone Trail via Corral Canyon

    The backbone trail was a vision that started in the 1980’s. It is a trail that stretches 65 Miles starting in Will Rodgers State Historic Park and ending at Thornhill Broome Beach. It has many entrance and exit points but it is anchored in the mid...

    2 miles 500 ft gain

  • Hike China Flat Trail to Simi Peak

    From the trailhead, simply follow the trail headed up the mountain. The first 2 miles is the hardest part of the hike, because of the steep ascent. Continue on until you hit a junction. Turn left, and you will eventually see an old rusty gate, and...

    6 miles 1250 ft gain

  • Hike to Jim Morrison Cave

    ...Deep in the heart of the Malibu canyon lies a cave that many are not familiar with. It's painted in bright pink, and graffitied in other exotic colors. Some in honor and tribute of Jim Morrison and the Doors, and others that's just scribble scr...

    1.2 miles 600 ft gain

  • Rock Climbing in Malibu Creek

    A great day trip! Referred to by many as the "Yosemite of Southern California," Malibu Creek offers a huge selection of bolted sport routes on generously pocketed volcanic rock. This is the perfect place to bring a first time climber or even your ...

  • Hike the Backbone East from Latigo Canyon

    Starting in a dusty, generally empty parking lot, at about 2,000' ASL, you'll go immediately due north, up a few more feet before you drop down into another canyon covered in live oaks (and poison oak), thistles, ferns, and wildflowers. There's on...

    3.8 miles 780 ft gain

  • Hike and Swim at the Rock Pool, Malibu Creek SP

    The trail starts out from the main parking lot past the ranger station at Malibu Creek State Park. Begin hiking west on Crags Road, a well maintained trail that meanders along the creek. As you walk, you'll pass under large oak trees and enjoy e...

    2 miles

  • Camp at Malibu Creek State Park

    Malibu Creek State Park boasts over 8,000 acres of oak woodlands, grassy hills, dramatic peaks and serene meadows. It's an outdoor lover's paradise and only a short drive north from most of Los Angeles. Before it was a park, the land was owned b...

  • Hike the Backbone Trail via Kanan Dume

    Fair warning, it can get very hot in Malibu, especially in the summer or fall.We started at the Kanan Dume Road lot. It fills up quick, both directions offer beautiful hiking, but most people tend to go west, it seems. While that's beautiful, you ...

    5 miles 672 ft gain

  • Hike to Newton & Zuma Canyon Falls

    Three waterfalls in one short hike?!...I'll take it! That's what you'll get if you make the visit to these falls in the Santa Monica mountains in Malibu. The trailhead starts on Kanan Dume road, which is also where the Backbone trail meets. Park i...

    2 miles -600 ft gain

  • Hike the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve Trail

    The most popular point of entry is through the Victory Trailhead, which has ample parking. You can park on the street or you can pay $3 to park at the trailhead parking lot. You can also enter at the Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Trailhead at the nort...

    8.6 miles 1851 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Santa Paula, California

      Ventura Ranch KOA

    • Castaic, California

      Pyramid Lake Los Alamos Campground

      Overview Los Alamos Campground is located 90 minutes from Los Angeles, offering a restful experience without the lengthy travel time. Guests enjoy the beauty of the nearby Pyramid Lake at the base ...

    • Castaic, California

      Pyramid Lake Emigrant Landing Day Use Area

      Overview This facility does not accept reservations. Emigrant Landing is the largest day use recreation area on beautiful Pyramid Lake. Located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles, it is the perfect ...

    • Acton, California

      Acton / Los Angeles North KOA

    • Ojai, California

      Wheeler Gorge

      Overview Wheeler Gorge Campground is a great place for families to explore the Los Padres National Forest all year long. Informative tours of the area are led by forest rangers at the nearby visito...

    • Ojai, California

      Holiday Group Campground

      Overview Holiday Group Campground is a relaxing location to enjoy nature all year long; a quick escape from the bustle of the city. It provides access to a variety of recreational opportunities, in...

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