Nestled between gorgeous mountain ranges, Simi Valley is a hiker’s dream. Whether you’re looking for a casual stroll through nature or a challenging boulder climb, hiking trails in Simi Valley will give you the dose of nature that you’ve been craving.
Check out some favorite local trails that you won’t want to miss during your next visit!
Distance: 2.35 miles
This short and popular route is perfect for new hikers or if you’re looking for a leisurely stroll through nature with the kids and dog. During the spring months after the rain this trail becomes a breath-taking field of bright green grass and wild flowers. Keep your eyes out for multiple species of birds and seashell fossils hidden in the rocks!
Distance: 4.75 miles
A favorite of locals and visitors alike, Rocky Peak trail offers a variety of activities all year round. Popular for hikers, runners and mountain bikers; this trail is known for a stunning view of both Simi Valley and San Fernando Valley once you reach the peak. Along the way expect to enjoy stunning rock formations and fields of wild flowers.
Distance: 9.5 miles
Quiet and lightly trafficked La Llajas Canyon offers an opportunity to see wildlife roaming the hills during a serene hike, mountain bike, dog walk or trail run. This is another trail that is perfect to hike during the cool morning hours as shade is limited.
Distance: 3.7 miles
Rugged but beautiful this 3.7-mile hike is an adventurer’s paradise. Surrounded by towering rock formations and hidden caves, this trail is challenging but doable. Hikers suggest visiting this trail between October and May in the morning hours when it is cool as there is no shade on the trail.