Thousand Oaks-Santa Rosa Trail/Lower Butte Trail

Trail Stats: 4 miles, 700 ft elevation gain Mesa Trail and Santa Rosa Trail in Wildwood Park are active trails. Many people turn back at the top of the Santa Rosa Trail. Santa Rosa Trail is a steep rocky trail lined with cactus that climbs up steep switchbacks. The footing is loose in sections and the cactus is very close to the edge of the trail. There are panoramic views at the top of Santa Rosa Trail. The volcanic rocks on the Santa Rosa Trail makes the trail challenging and fun for mountain bikers. This trail is not recommended for children and equestrians.   Buy the Trail...

Wildwood Park – Box Canyon Trail / Lower Butte

Trail Stats: 6.6 miles, 1000 ft elevation gain This loop is an option for those who don’t want to ride along the narrow trail among the cactus on Upper Santa Rosa Trail. This route is a great get away from crowds. The footing is hard packed, loose rocks; the hills are mostly moderate; a few switchbacks with a couple steep hills. There is a low tunnel; equestrians should dismount before entering the tunnel. Hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding are recommended. There is approximately .4 mile of residential street riding. This loop is not  recommended for bikes during the wet season.   Video Buy the Trail...

Thousand Oaks-Lynnmere Trail/Lizard Rock Trail/Stagecoach Trail

Trail Stats: 7.1 miles, 1200 ft elevation gain This is a popular trail suitable for intermediate mountain bike riders, equestrians, and hikers.  The footing is hard packed, uneven footing with rocks. There are many water crossings some with small bridges on the Lynnmere and Lizard Rock Trail. Some are rideable, others are not. The hills are moderate with a few steep sections. Stagecoach Trail is a rocky technical trail. There is one mile of street riding on this loop. To avoid street travel,  do a reverse out and back turning around at Lynn Rd.   Buy the Trail...

Thousand Oaks – Wildwood Park / Paradise Falls Loop

Trail Stats: 4.3 miles, 700 ft elevation gain This is a popular loop for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. Paradise Falls is a popular destination in the summer for field trips, on the weekends, and holidays. The footing is hard packed and uneven with rocks. The grade is moderate. Lizard Rock passes by a water treatment plant that can be smelly at times. Once you pass it, it is a beautiful trail with panoramic views. There are a few water crossings some are rideable on a bike.       Watch the video.   This video is of the general area near the waterfall, it is not the Paradise Falls Loop, I didn’t go up Lizard Rock. There was construction going on near the waterfall at the time so I took a different route.   Buy the Trail...

Thousand Oaks-Triunfo Park/Los Robles Trail

Trail Stats: 5 miles; 1000 ft elevation gain This loop has a lot of climbing up and down loose rocky hills, winding around twisty trails through the canyons with lake views. The majority of this loop is non-technical, with .2 miles of steep single track and rocky terrain. Hike, horseback ride, and bike Los Robles trail.   Buy the Trail...

Thousand Oaks-Triunfo Park/Potrero Road

Trail Stats: 10.3 miles one way, 20.6 miles round trip; 1950 ft elevation gain one way, 3800 ft elevation gain out and back This trail is an out and back. This route is good for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. It is fire road and single track. There is a steep section just past Angel Vista; the rest of the ride has a moderate grade. This ride is recommended for intermediate mountain bike riders. Los Robles West (Space Mountain) is a popular mountain bike trail. Equestrians should use caution on the weekends. There are blind turns. A car can be left at each trailhead, or for an easier trip back left on Potrero Rd. Left on Westlake Blvd. Left on Triunfo Cyn Rd.   Video of Los Robles single track section (Space Mountain) near Angel Vista   This...