Best Trails Near Glen Ellen CA

Glen Ellen has 20 trails in the vicinity, including 18 hiking trails and 5 for mountain biking. These trails range from 0.75 to 11.7 miles in length. The longest trail in Glen Ellen is Jack London State Historic Park a well-known trail measuring 11.7 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Glen Ellen to Kenwood, Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve and Jack London State Historic Park. Trails.com member Melissa Y. recently completed Wolf House Trail.

More information on the best trails in Glen Ellen can be found below.
  • Glen Ellen to Kenwood

    4 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    A flat scenic tour through the Sonoma Valley on picturesque wooded back roads. A trip that the whole family can enjoy. Located in the Sonoma Valley "Valley of the Moon."
    •  10.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A flat scenic tour through the Sonoma Valley on picturesque wooded back roads. A trip that the whole family can enjoy. ...

  • Wolf House Trail

    1 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    This hike is a pleasant walk through meadows and oak forests to the ruins of Jack London’s dream house, Wolf House, which burned down before it could be occupied by the famous author. A spur ...
    •  5 to 6 hours
    •  1.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is a pleasant walk through meadows and oak forests to the ruins of Jack London’s dream house, Wolf House, which ...

  • Hood Mountain Regional Park and Open Space Preserve

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    A vigorous uphill trip follows Hood Creek through forests and meadows, passes several ponds, and then climbs to the top of Hood Mountain.
    •  3.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A vigorous uphill trip follows Hood Creek through forests and meadows, passes several ponds, and then climbs to the top of ...

  • Jack London State Historic Park

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Join this leg of the main Ridge Trail route—the Sonoma Mountain Trail—from a connector trail through redwood and oak forests. After an out-and-back trip on the Sonoma Mountain Trail segment, ...
    •  11.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Join this leg of the main Ridge Trail route—the Sonoma Mountain Trail—from a connector trail through redwood and oak forests. ...

  • Old Orchard Loop

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    This hike is a back door into Jack London State Historic Park. It climbs through grassy hills with great views and passes beautiful Fern Lake. In a large redwood grove, a spur connects to the ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is a back door into Jack London State Historic Park. It climbs through grassy hills with great views and passes ...

  • Sonoma Valley Regional Park

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Exploring hills in the lowlands in the Sonoma Valley, this hike is a gentle trip through dense forest and a pleasant canyon. A few good views and a chance to connect to quaint, downtown Glen ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Exploring hills in the lowlands in the Sonoma Valley, this hike is a gentle trip through dense forest and a pleasant canyon. ...

  • Wolf House, Beauty Ranch, and the Old Orchard

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    The village of Glen Ellen resonates with the legacy of writer Jack London. It’s not just about his stories, however, as this long tour of his Beauty Ranch demonstrates.
    •  4 hours or more
    •  7.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The village of Glen Ellen resonates with the legacy of writer Jack London. It’s not just about his stories, however, as this ...

  • Sonoma Regional Park Path

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    This lovely little park features a single paved path, part of which lies on the abandoned bed of the Sonoma Valley Railroad Company line that once traveled the length of the area’s fabled Wine ...
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This lovely little park features a single paved path, part of which lies on the abandoned bed of the Sonoma Valley Railroad ...

  • Planet Walk and Creekside Nature Trails (Sugarloaf Ridge State Park)

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Experience space travel with your feet firmly planted on Earth on the Planet Walk. Trailside interpretive signs mark the relative distances between the planets in the solar system. A more traditional ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Experience space travel with your feet firmly planted on Earth on the Planet Walk. Trailside interpretive signs mark the ...

  • Wolf House and Lake Trails (Jack London State Historic Park)

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    This tour of historic sites in Glen Ellen’s premier hiking destination includes the ruins of the author’s dream home and the man-made lake where Jack and his guests cooled off on hot summer afternoons. Jack ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This tour of historic sites in Glen Ellen’s premier hiking destination includes the ruins of the author’s dream home and ...

  • Bouverie Falls

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Charged by rainfall in the Mayacamas Mountains, this waterfall is one of many headliners along the trails in this well-tended nature preserve. The lovely and secluded seasonal waterfall in the ...
    •  5-7 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Charged by rainfall in the Mayacamas Mountains, this waterfall is one of many headliners along the trails in this well-tended ...

  • Sonoma Valley Regional Park

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Sonoma Valley Regional Park is tucked into the base of the Sonoma Mountains along the verdant valley floor. The park sits on the west edge of the wide valley, just south of the creekside town ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Sonoma Valley Regional Park is tucked into the base of the Sonoma Mountains along the verdant valley floor. The park sits ...

  • Sonoma Mountain Trail to summit

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Sonoma Mountain stretches from Santa Rosa to Sonoma. The volcanic range forms the western side of the 17-mile-long Sonoma Valley. Sonoma Valley is also known as the Valley of the Moon, named ...
    •  5 hours
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Sonoma Mountain stretches from Santa Rosa to Sonoma. The volcanic range forms the western side of the 17-mile-long Sonoma ...

  • Sonoma Ridge Trail

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    Glen Ellen, CA

    Sonoma Mountain encompasses a long forested ridge running north and south that forms the backbone of Jack London State Historic Park. This hike along the Sonoma Ridge Trail, a segment of the ...
    •  6 hours
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Sonoma Mountain encompasses a long forested ridge running north and south that forms the backbone of Jack London State Historic ...

  • Woodcutters Meadow– Asbury Creek Loop

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Woodcutter’s Meadow is a large grassy meadow above London Lake in Jack London State Historic Park. From the meadow are views down Sonoma Valley to San Pablo Bay and across the valley to the Mayacamas ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Woodcutter’s Meadow is a large grassy meadow above London Lake in Jack London State Historic Park. From the meadow are views ...

  • Ancient Redwood Fern Lake • Historic Orchard

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    In 2006, land was annexed from the Sonoma Developmental Center to Jack London State Historic Park. The Sonoma Developmental Center, just south of Glen Ellen, is a state-owned facility for the ...
    •  4 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    In 2006, land was annexed from the Sonoma Developmental Center to Jack London State Historic Park. The Sonoma Developmental ...

  • Lake Trail Loop Beauty Ranch to London Lake

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Jack London acquired this property just west of Glen Ellen as a quiet, natural retreat. He soon became pre occupied with restoring the old ranchland back to a working farm, which he named Beauty ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Jack London acquired this property just west of Glen Ellen as a quiet, natural retreat. He soon became pre occupied with ...

  • Beauty Ranch

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Jack London’s Beauty Ranch is tucked into the foothills of Sonoma Mountain above the town of Glen Ellen. When London moved to this property, he fully embraced farming and living off the land. ...
    •  1 hour
    •  0.75 miles
    •  Guide

    Jack London’s Beauty Ranch is tucked into the foothills of Sonoma Mountain above the town of Glen Ellen. When London moved ...

  • Wolf House Ruins and Jack London’s Grave

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    Jack London State Historic Park serves as a memorial to Jack London, a prolific author of adventure stories from around the turn-of-the-20th Century. London lived at the site from 1911 until ...
    •  1 hour
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Jack London State Historic Park serves as a memorial to Jack London, a prolific author of adventure stories from around the ...

  • Jack London State Historic Park

    0 Reviews

    Glen Ellen, CA

    This out-and-back Bay Area Ridge Trail segment begins on old ranch roads, then ascends on a narrow path through an unspoiled forest of madrones, black oaks, big-leaf maples, buckeyes, redwoods, ...
    •  6 hours
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This out-and-back Bay Area Ridge Trail segment begins on old ranch roads, then ascends on a narrow path through an unspoiled ...