Best Trails Near Los Padres National Forest CA

Los Padres National Forest has 260 trails in the vicinity, including 253 hiking trails and 253 for trail running. These trails range from 0 to 37.2 miles in length. The longest trail in Los Padres National Forest is Forest Route 9n11 a well-known trail measuring 37.2 miles in total length.

The most popular trails are Nordhoff Ridge Road, Sespe River Trail and Horse Pasture Trail. Trails.com member Sarah S. recently completed Mount Lowe Road.

More information on the best trails in Los Padres National Forest can be found below.
  • Gridley Canyon Road

    7 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Gridley Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 6.0 miles long and begins at 1,149 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  6.0 miles

    Gridley Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Romero Canyon Road

    5 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Romero Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 7.9 miles long and begins at 935 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  7.9 miles

    Romero Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Rose Valley Falls Trail

    5 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Rose Valley Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 3,411 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Rose Valley Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 0.3 ...

  • Arroyo Burro Road

    4 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Arroyo Burro Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 5.7 miles long and begins at 3,086 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  5.7 miles

    Arroyo Burro Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Sespe River Trail

    4 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Sespe River Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Sespe Wilderness. It is 16.8 miles long and begins at 3,046 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  16.8 miles

    Sespe River Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Sespe Wilderness. ...

  • Camuesa Connector Trail

    3 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Camuesa Connector Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 1,071 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  4.1 miles

    Camuesa Connector Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Cerro Alto Upper Trail

    3 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Cerro Alto Upper Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,678 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Cerro Alto Upper Trail is a hiking and biking trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Skinner Ridge Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Skinner Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Ventana Wilderness. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 2,078 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.6 miles

    Skinner Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Ventana ...

  • Jesusita Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Jesusita Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 1,623 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  2.9 miles

    Jesusita Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is ...

  • Salmon Creek Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Salmon Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Silver Peak Wilderness and Los Padres National Forest. It is 5.3 miles long and begins at 312 feet altitude. ...
    •  5.3 miles

    Salmon Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Silver Peak Wilderness and Los Padres National ...

  • Red Rocks Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Red Rocks Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 1,139 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  2.9 miles

    Red Rocks Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. ...

  • Horn Canyon Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Horn Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 5.0 miles long and begins at 4,642 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  5.0 miles

    Horn Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. ...

  • Hi Mountain Lookout Road

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Hi Mountain Lookout Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Garcia Wilderness, Santa Lucia Wilderness, and Los Padres National Forest. It ...
    •  25.3 miles

    Hi Mountain Lookout Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Garcia ...

  • Chews Ridge Road

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Chews Ridge Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is a mile long and begins at 4,890 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Chews Ridge Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. ...

  • Potrero John Creek Trail

    2 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Potrero John Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Sespe Wilderness. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 3,671 feet altitude. ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Potrero John Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Sespe ...

  • Nordhoff Ridge Road

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Nordhoff Ridge Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 10.8 miles long and begins at 5,158 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  10.8 miles

    Nordhoff Ridge Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Horse Pasture Trail

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Horse Pasture Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Ventana Wilderness. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 2,316 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  5.4 miles

    Horse Pasture Trail is a hiking trail in Monterey County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest and Ventana ...

  • Aliso Canyon Trail

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Aliso Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 980 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.3 miles

    Aliso Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Fuel Break Road Trail

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Fuel Break Road Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 1,520 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.3 miles

    Fuel Break Road Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Sisar Canyon Road

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Sisar Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 7.8 miles long and begins at 4,671 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  7.8 miles

    Sisar Canyon Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ventura County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. ...

  • Mount Lowe Road

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Mount Lowe Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 7.1 miles long and begins at 1,516 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  7.1 miles

    Mount Lowe Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • Little Falls

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Little Falls is a hiking trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Santa Lucia Wilderness and Los Padres National Forest. It is 2.7 miles long and begins at 639 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.7 miles

    Little Falls is a hiking trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Santa Lucia Wilderness and Los Padres ...

  • Fernandez Trail (upper)

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Fernandez Trail (upper) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 2,870 feet altitude. ...
    •  1.6 miles

    Fernandez Trail (upper) is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Luis Obispo County, California. It is within Los Padres ...

  • Agua Caliente Road

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    Agua Caliente Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National Forest. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 1,612 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.4 miles

    Agua Caliente Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Santa Barbara County, California. It is within Los Padres National ...

  • San Emigdio Mesa Spring Trail

    1 Reviews

    Los Padres National Forest, CA

    San Emigdio Mesa Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County and Kern County, California. It is within Chumash Wilderness and Los Padres National Forest. It is 8.5 miles long and begins ...
    •  8.5 miles

    San Emigdio Mesa Spring Trail is a hiking trail in Ventura County and Kern County, California. It is within Chumash Wilderness ...