San Juan Capistrano, CA Trails and Parks

San Juan Capistrano has 38 trails in the vicinity, including 31 hiking trails and 18 for horseback riding. These trails range from 0.1 to 34.7 miles in length. The most popular trails are San Juan / Old San Juan Trail, Orange County Campgrounds and Oso to Juaneno Loop. Trails.com member Kim C. recently completed East Ridge to Bell Canyon Loop.
  • Juaneno Trail-San Juan Creek Loop: Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    The Juaneno Trail is named for the Juaneno Indians, who flourished in the area until the 1770s (after which Spain took control of the land). The footpath meanders along the west edge of San Juan ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Juaneno Trail is named for the Juaneno Indians, who flourished in the area until the 1770s (after which Spain took control ...

  • Upper Bell Canyon-East Ridge Loop: Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    This hike strolls up stream-fed Bell Canyon through native groves of coastal live oak, towering western sycamores, and rich riparian woodlands. The area is abundant with wildlife, including mountain ...
    •  3 hours
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike strolls up stream-fed Bell Canyon through native groves of coastal live oak, towering western sycamores, and rich ...

  • Hot Springs Loop

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    This trip makes a grand loop around the park, touring many of its most attractive and remote corners, including San Juan Hot Springs. The hot tub resort that once stood at the springs was wiped ...
    •  6 hours
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    This trip makes a grand loop around the park, touring many of its most attractive and remote corners, including San Juan ...

  • San Juan Creek Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    The San Juan Creek Trail is a paved multiuse path following San Juan Creek from San Juan Capistrano to its mouth at Doheny State Beach. This trail is popular with joggers, cyclists, and families. ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The San Juan Creek Trail is a paved multiuse path following San Juan Creek from San Juan Capistrano to its mouth at Doheny ...

  • Oso to Juaneno Loop

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Pick a clear, cool day, and set aside the better part of it for this hike to one of the highest ridges in Caspers Wilderness Park. You’ll have a wonderful view of the higher Santa Anas, the Los ...
    •  5 hours
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    Pick a clear, cool day, and set aside the better part of it for this hike to one of the highest ridges in Caspers Wilderness ...

  • East Ridge to Bell Canyon Loop

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    On this hike or ride (mountain bikes are welcome on the specific route described here) you’ll pass through two very different kinds of natural habitat: first, a scruffy mix of drought-resistant ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    On this hike or ride (mountain bikes are welcome on the specific route described here) you’ll pass through two very different ...

  • West Ridge to Bell Canyon Loop

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    This hike features a rather dizzying passage across the top of some curious white sandstone formations, rather like the breaks along the upper Missouri River or the barren cliffs of the South ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike features a rather dizzying passage across the top of some curious white sandstone formations, rather like the breaks ...

  • Trabuco Canyon / West Horsethief

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    A great ride in the Santa Ana Mountains in the Trabuco Ranger District of Cleveland National Forest, roughly between Lake Elsinore and El Toro. This is the epitome of a good loop ride: lots ...
    •  12.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A great ride in the Santa Ana Mountains in the Trabuco Ranger District of Cleveland National Forest, roughly between Lake ...

  • San Juan / Old San Juan Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    This ride is located in the Cleveland National Forest, approximately 13 miles from I-5 in San Juan Capistrano. This 19-mile lollipop is a ride to make you feel smug and superior. Starting form ...
    •  19 miles
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    This ride is located in the Cleveland National Forest, approximately 13 miles from I-5 in San Juan Capistrano. This 19-mile ...

  • Bell Canyon

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    This ride begins in Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park, east of San Juan Capistrano and approximately 60 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. The riding on Bell Canyon Trail is easy, with ...
    •  5.6 miles
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    This ride begins in Ronald W. Caspers Wilderness Park, east of San Juan Capistrano and approximately 60 miles southeast of ...

  • Prima Desecha Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Prima Desecha Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is a mile long and begins at 596 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is two miles with a ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Prima Desecha Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is a mile long and begins ...

  • East La Ronda Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    East La Ronda Trail is a hiking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 579 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.7 miles

    East La Ronda Trail is a hiking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 579 feet altitude. ...

  • North Los Mares Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    North Los Mares Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 525 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with ...
    •  0.3 miles

    North Los Mares Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.3 miles long and begins ...

  • Juliana Farms Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Juliana Farms Trail is a hiking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 121 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Juliana Farms Trail is a hiking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 121 feet altitude. ...

  • Shea Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Shea Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 102 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.6 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Shea Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 102 feet altitude. ...

  • Entrada Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Entrada Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 528 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total ...
    •  0.2 miles

    Entrada Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at ...

  • South Corales Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    South Corales Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 181 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with ...
    •  0.2 miles

    South Corales Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.2 miles long and begins ...

  • Whispering Hills Trail (West)

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Whispering Hills Trail (West) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 581 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Whispering Hills Trail (West) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long ...

  • Trabuco Creek Trail East Bank

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Trabuco Creek Trail East Bank is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 146 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Trabuco Creek Trail East Bank is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.4 miles long ...

  • Las Ramblas Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Las Ramblas Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 555 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Las Ramblas Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins ...

  • Forster Canyon Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Forster Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 266 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.8 miles with ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Forster Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.4 miles long and begins ...

  • Whispering Hills Trail (East)

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Whispering Hills Trail (East) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 202 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Whispering Hills Trail (East) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.1 miles long ...

  • Delgado Canyon Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Delgado Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 432 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Delgado Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at ...

  • South Los Mares Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    South Los Mares Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 328 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total ...
    •  0.9 miles

    South Los Mares Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at ...

  • Cerro Rebal Trail

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    San Juan Capistrano, CA

    Cerro Rebal Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 364 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Cerro Rebal Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Juan Capistrano, California. It is 1.1 miles long and begins ...