The Best Hiking in Rancho Palos Verdes

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

Top hiking spots in and near Rancho Palos Verdes

  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Abalone Cove Trail

    1.06 mi / 102 ft gain
    Abalone Cove Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Hike to Terranea Beach Sea Caves

    4.3
    Head to the Pelican Cove parking lot where there’s plenty of free parking right at the trailhead. From the parking lot, take the Point Vicente trail and you will see views of the Point Vicente lighthouse down the coast to your right. Continue on the trail through the luxury Terranea Resort which...
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Hike the Sacred Cove View Trail

    4.0
    This area is spectacular - the views of the cliffs, the channels of water entering the caves, and the marine life (sea lions, whales, dolphins, sea urchin and sea anemone) are huge draws. Bring anyone here that has a sense of adventure and be ready to get wet. Only attempt swimming across the cha...
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Pescadero Trail

    0.62 mi / 128 ft gain
    Pescadero Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Mcbride, McCarrell, Three Sisters, Sunshine to Barkentine Trail Loop

    2.74 mi / 860 ft gain
    Mcbride, McCarrell, Three Sisters, Sunshine to Barkentine Trail Loop Is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Surf Fishing Off Of Inspiration Point

    Tucked away, at the base of Inspiration Point in Palos Verdes is an outcropping of rocks, perfect for surf casting and catching ocean fish, away from the crowds. It's a challenge to get there, but the less travelled spot is used by many professional sportsmen, practicing their skills at fishing f...
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Burma Road, Ishibash, Barn Owl, Peppertree, Water Tank, and Kubota Loop

    4.79 mi / 1148 ft gain
    Burma Road, Ishibash, Barn Owl, Peppertree, Water Tank, and Kubota Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Burma Road Trail

    4.73 mi / 876 ft gain
    Burma Road Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Point Vicente Lighthouse

    1.57 mi / 197 ft gain
    Point Vicente Lighthouse is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Crenshaw Boulevard and Peacock Flats

    4.17 mi / 863 ft gain
    Crenshaw Boulevard and Peacock Flats is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Eagle's Nest Trail Loop

    3.01 mi / 705 ft gain
    Eagle's Nest Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Palos Verdes Bluffs Trail

    2.75 mi / 581 ft gain
    Palos Verdes Bluffs Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Hiking the Portuguese Bend Nature Reserve

    4.3
    Getting There: The easiest way to get to Portuguese Bend Nature Reserve is by following Crenshaw Boulevard up Rancho Palos Verdes to the very end of the street. You can park on either side of the street near Del Cerro Park, which also happens to be a great place for picnics if you want to eat bef...
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Burma Road, Ishibashi, Landslide Scarp, and Paintbrush Trails

    3.17 mi / 755 ft gain
    Burma Road, Ishibashi, Landslide Scarp, and Paintbrush Trails is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Kubota Trail and Toyen Trail Loop

    3.53 mi / 719 ft gain
    Kubota Trail and Toyen Trail Loop is Loop trail located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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  • Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    Point Vicente Beach Walk

    5.57 mi / 554 ft gain
    Point Vicente Beach Walk is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Rancho Palos Verdes, California.
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