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 the entire trail is 10.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,925 feet.
Horn Canyon Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"The Horn Canyon Trail parallels a creek through a forested canyon that is lush with sycamores, alders, and oaks. The trail, which is partially a service road, crosses the creek four times to a rocky gorge. At the gorge, the trail is rugged and far less used, leading past a continuous series of cascades, pools, and small waterfalls."
--Robert Stone, Day Hikes in Ventura County, California (Day Hike Books).
"From the Thacher School grounds, this popular hike follows the lush Horn Creek before leaving the watershed and climbing to The Pines, a campsite set beneath a grove of Coulter pines. Beyond camp, the route continues to Sisar and Nordhoff Ridge Roads. Due to its accessibility, the lower portion of the trail is very popular and can be almost"
--Craig R. Carey, Hiking and Backpacking Santa Barbara and Ventura (Wilderness Press).
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