The Best Running in Laguna Beach

Looking for the best running in Laguna Beach? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Laguna Beach. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

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Top running spots in and near Laguna Beach

  • Laguna Beach, California

    Laguna Beach and Bluffs

    1.34 mi / 23 ft gain
    Laguna Beach and Bluffs is a 2.1 kilometer heavily trafficked out-and-back trail located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Emerald Canyon and Big Bend Trail Loop via Laguna Bowl Trail

    8.36 mi / 2175 ft gain
    Emerald Canyon and Big Bend Trail Loop via Laguna Bowl Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Laguna Bowl and Water Tank Road Loop

    3.89 mi / 817 ft gain
    Laguna Bowl and Water Tank Road Loop is a loop trail located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Hike the Water Tank Trail

    4.3
    3 mi / 600 ft gain
    There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking. A classic out-and-back (with many options for loops) begins in Irvine Bowl Park at the end...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Trail Run the Boat Road and Laguna Ridge

    4.3
    4 mi / 600 ft gain
    There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and most are excellent for trail running, hiking, and mountain biking. A classic out-and-back (with many options for loops) begins at the end of Dartmoor Street ...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Boat Road to Bommer Ridge and Emerald Canyon Loop Trail

    8.48 mi / 1450 ft gain
    Boat Road to Bommer Ridge and Emerald Canyon Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Bommer Ridge, Big Bend and Laguna Ridge Trail Loop

    8.26 mi / 1722 ft gain
    Bommer Ridge, Big Bend and Laguna Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Bommer Ridge, Laurel Canyon and Laguna Ridge Trail Loop

    10.18 mi / 1726 ft gain
    Bommer Ridge, Laurel Canyon and Laguna Ridge Trail Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Mountain Bike Bommer Ridge & Emerald Canyon

    5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    There a numerous trails in the Laguna Coast Wilderness that proceed up and along the ridges and down into the canyons (or the reverse), and are quite popular for mountain biking, hiking, and trail running.A great mountain biking loop begins in Emerald Canyon at the end of Emerald Canyon Road and ...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Mathis Canyon and Car Wreck Trail Loop

    4.75 mi / 968 ft gain
    Mathis Canyon and Car Wreck Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Hike the West Ridge Trail

    5.0
    1.5 mi / 150 ft gain
    Beginning at Alta Laguna Park at Top of the World, the West Ridge Trail is a popular starting (and ending) point for adventures into the Laguna Coast Wilderness, leading to trails and areas like Car Wreck, Big Bend, and Willow Canyon. You can also do it in reverse from the north. The ridge itself...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    West Ridge to Car Wreck Trail and Mathis Canyon Loop

    4.5
    3.31 mi / 856 ft gain
    There are numerous ways to incorporate the Car Wreck trail into a larger loop through the Laguna Coast Wilderness and Aliso Canyon Park, but a common route is to begin at Alta Laguna Park at "Top of the World" in Laguna Beach. Take the West Ridge Trail .5 miles, bearing right onto the marked Car...
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    West Ridge, Lynx, Wood Canyon, Mathis Canyon

    6.26 mi / 922 ft gain
    West Ridge, Lynx, Wood Canyon, Mathis Canyon is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    West Ridge Trail, Lynx, and Cholla Trails

    5.41 mi / 705 ft gain
    West Ridge Trail, Lynx, and Cholla Trails is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Niguel, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    West Ridge, Wood Canyon and Oak Grove Loop

    6.58 mi / 899 ft gain
    West Ridge, Wood Canyon and Oak Grove Loop is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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  • Laguna Beach, California

    Big Bend, Bommer Ridge, Willow Trail

    4.82 mi / 840 ft gain
    Big Bend, Bommer Ridge, Willow Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Laguna Beach, California.
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