Backbone Trail

Topanga State Park, California

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Backbone Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Will Rogers State Historic Park, Topanga State Park, and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 714 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 947 feet. The trail ends near the Inspiration Point viewpoint.
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Backbone Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Will Rogers State Historic Park, Topanga State Park, and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 714 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 947 feet. The trail ends near the Inspiration Point viewpoint. This trail connects with the following: Roger's Road Trail (Backbone Trail).
Activity Type: Hiking, Trail Running, Walking
Nearby City: Topanga State Park
Distance: 0.9
Elevation Gain: 947 feet
Trailhead Elevation: 714 feet
Top Elevation: 1,130 feet
Driving Directions: Directions to Backbone Trail
Parks: Topanga State Park
Elevation Min/Max: 708/1130 ft
Elevation Start/End: 714/714 ft
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So, you want to ride singletrack, but you’re not willing or don’t have the time to drive to a far away destination? If that’s the case, go to Will Rogers State Historic Park (SHP) and ride the southernmost end of the Backbone Trail. It’s within 10 miles of Santa Monica, Culver City, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, and Encino. With 3,570 feet of total elevation gain, this ride features a startlingly high degree of aerobic difficulty.

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May 2018