Long Canyon, Oak Canyon, Montgomery Canyon, Challenger Park, Coyote Hills Park, Canyon View Trail Loop

When:
October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-10-06T08:00:00-07:00
2018-10-06T11:00:00-07:00
Long Canyon, Oak Canyon, Montgomery Canyon, Challenger Park, Coyote Hills Park, Canyon View Trail Loop

7.3 Mile loop – Moderate-to-strenuous (1,685′ elevation gain/loss) or 5.2 Mile loop – Moderate (950′ elevation gain/loss) or Easy-to-moderate (4-mile loop w/500′ elevation gain/loss)

Meet at 8 AM at the trailhead in the parking lot just west of the junction of Long Canyon Road and Wood Ranch Parkway. Bring 2 to 3 quarts of water and a snack. Wear boots.

The trail begins at the Long Canyon Trailhead in Wood Ranch; it climbs 500′ in the first 0.7 mile and then descends into Oak Canyon before ascending 500′ to a ridge overlooking Montgomery Canyon. After dropping into Montgomery Canyon the trail leads north to Challenger Park. From there an equestrian trail leads westward to Coyote Hills Park. The trail then climbs 350′ to the Canyon View Trail and follows it southward to complete the loop. There are excellent views of the west end of Simi Valley from the ridges. Meet at 8 AM at the trailhead in the parking lot just west of the junction of Long Canyon Road and Wood Ranch Parkway. Bring 2 to 3 quarts of water and a snack. Wear boots.