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Big Sycamore Canyon Hike

4800 Lynn Road, Pt. Mugu, Newbury Park, CA
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What a ride!

I live at the top of Sycamore Canyon and I didn’t know it was here when I moved here. From the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newbury Park, California
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Morning hike

There is ample distance to hike. Has both easy and intermediate difficulty paths. Some places are a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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This is a hiking trail that goes to the ocean and ends at Point Mugu State Park (http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g32676-d129248-Reviews-Point_Mugu_State_Park-Malibu_California.html)
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“main trail” (2 reviews)
4800 Lynn Road, Pt. Mugu, Newbury Park, CA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 14 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

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

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

1  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
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Very easy hike with access to restrooms and water along the way. Mostly fire roads up until you get to the top of the trail with some single track. Great views of the ocean and wild parrots!

Thank Gage O
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I live on the Newbury Park side of this hike. I used to do this hike every week but not so much anymore (not in good enough condition to do it) but it is beautiful. Plenty of wildlife if you leave early enough; deer, coyotes,...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Eight miles of no traffic for hikers and bikers between Newbury Park and the Pacific shore. Some paved, a lot of dirt road. Over the years I've seen coyotes, Bobcats,deer, rabbits, and one mountain lion. Shaded by sycamores (no surprise) and oaks most of the...More

1  Thank Bernadette K
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26 July 2015|
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Response from Belterish | Reviewed this property |
I don't ride but the parking lot is large.