Las Virgenes Canyon Trail/Sheep Corral Trail

Trail Stats: 9.2 miles, 1050 ft elevation gain This is a very popular intermediate to advanced mountain bike trail with a moderate grade. The footing ranges from firm smooth ground, loose rocks, uneven terrain to sandy patches.   Share this:ShareFacebookGoogleTumblrPinterestTwitterLinkedInReddit

Upper Las Virgenes Open Space – Laskey Mesa Loop

Trail Stats: 8 miles, 850 ft elevation gain The trails in Upper Las Virgenes Open Space are non-technical, wide open fire roads with full sun exposure spotted with oak trees. The grade is moderate with firm, smooth footing. Laskey Mesa Loop is good for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and families. There are many hikers on the Laskey Mesa Loop throughout the day.   Buy the Trail Book Share this:ShareFacebookGoogleTumblrPinterestTwitterLinkedInReddit

Topanga-Mulholland Drive to San Vicente Mountain Park

Trail Stats: 3.6 miles one way, 7.2 miles round trip; 800 ft total elevation NOTE: The MRCA has installed hidden cameras at the stop sign near the top of Reseda Blvd at the Marvin Braude Mulholland Gateway Park. The fine for running the stop sign is $100. This trail is good for families, novice mountain bikers, horseback riders, and hikers. The area gets hot in the summer time with no shade until you reach San Vicente Mountain Park. The trail follows along Mulholland Drive on a gravel/dirt road leading to San Vicente Mountain Park. There are restrooms, a drinking fountain, a lovely panoramic view spot, and picnic benches in the shade.   Buy the Trail Book Share...

Topanga State Park-Temescal Ridge Fire Road/East Topanga Fire Road

Trail Stats: 16 miles, 2600 ft elevation gain There are four miles of street riding to connect the trails to do the entire loop. There is limited street parking on steep, narrow streets in Pacific Palisades.  Horse trailer parking is recommended at the main entrance of the park. For equestrians: From the main parking lot take East Topanga Fire Rd south (right turn) toward the Parker Mesa Overlook for a 3 mile one way trip. Hikers and mountain bikers may begin at Trailer Canyon trailhead on Michael Lane. To avoid street travel, an out and back is recommended with 11.3 miles one way. The fire road skirts along the edge of the park beginning in Pacific Palisades and ending in Pacific Palisades. You will pass near the main entrance.   Buy the Trail Book Share...

Topanga-Backbone Trail to Will Rogers State Park

Trail Stats: 10.3 miles one way, 20.6 miles roundtrip; 3400 ft total elevation gain Backbone to Will Rogers is an out-and-back following the Backbone single track trail dropping down to Will Rogers State Park with ocean views. Backbone Trail has a moderate grade and gets steeper as you near the bottom near Will Rogers. The footing varies with firm, smooth, and loose with rocks. There is a 300–ft section just past the view point above Will Rogers State Park to walk your bike because the trail becomes narrow,  steep, and rocky. Backbone Trail is good for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians.   Buy the Trail Book Share...