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So many things to do here

You can hike down to a waterfall. You can hike to the ocean (and a fair amount of shade along the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Michael W
Great to hike or bike from the mountains to the beach

Lots of fun and things to see on this hike. Great mostly downhill hike. Have taken multiple groups... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
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This is a hiking trail that goes to the ocean and ends at Point Mugu State Park
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4800 Lynn Road, Pt. Mugu, Newbury Park, CA
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

You can hike down to a waterfall. You can hike to the ocean (and a fair amount of shade along the way). They have the visitor center that has all kinds of activities. I just went there to learn about tarantulas the other day. On...More

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 12 August 2018

down to the beach, refreshing and relaxing, back up encoutners a steep grade coming into Newbury park - nothing to stop at (bring your own water), but easy and pleasant walk with well-defined pathway

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Lots of fun and things to see on this hike. Great mostly downhill hike. Have taken multiple groups of kids. Fun to end the hike at the beach and the cooler temps there. Bring water most of the year.

2  Thank timg742
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I live at the top of Sycamore Canyon and I didn’t know it was here when I moved here. From the staging area going down the hill is what I believe is an eight or 9 mile fire Road right to the beach. It is...More

Thank jtchitiea
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

There is ample distance to hike. Has both easy and intermediate difficulty paths. Some places are a bit steep. Watch out for snakes.

Thank 507anjalip
Reviewed 19 December 2017

City to beach through the mountains. Or if you are energetic and want an uphill hilke, beach to city hike. Either direction is fun. I prefer city to beach. Have friends bring the picnic basket and have lunch on the beach. The trail goes through...More

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The walk from the north to south ending in at the beach is lovely. But....that 8 mile uphill walk back may be a tad difficult. The bike ride...same. Just had to walk the bike, too. A great solution was to have a car waiting at...More

Thank KATHY N
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a fabulous hike or bike ride. It is about an 8 mile gently downhill sloping grade that ends up at the beach. If we bike down, we have someone meet us or we drop a car at the beach so we don't have...More

1  Thank nellie C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Sycamore Canyon trail is about 8 miles from Newbury Park to Sycamore Beach. There are several trails that shoot off of Big Sycamore so you can do loops of various distances. The trail is a fire road that is actually paved for a portion...More

2  Thank Roadtripqueen2013
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This trail is one of the best in the area for bike riders , but be warned ! It is a lot easier to bike to the beach than to bike back up , it's a STEEP grade . They do have water fountains along...More

1  Thank pizzalover270
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Response from timg742 | Reviewed this property |
If you had the gate combinations. The ranchers in the valley and fire department drives it but have gates and locks.
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Response from Belterish | Reviewed this property |
I don't ride but the parking lot is large.
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