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Zuma and Trancas Canyons

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Fabulous views of Malibu

My partner and I are runners and love to explore new areas. We were staying in the Santa Monica... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Debbie R
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York, United Kingdom
My favorite hike

This is my favorite hike in Malibu, it is a good up hill hike, with the most glorious views of the... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
MikeinMalibu
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Malibu, California
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13 Sep 2017
“Fabulous views of Malibu”
25 Aug 2017
“My favorite hike”
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

My partner and I are runners and love to explore new areas. We were staying in the Santa Monica Mountains and around here and Malibu there are access to many hiking trails. There are maps easily downloadable online or you can pick them up at...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite hike in Malibu, it is a good up hill hike, with the most glorious views of the coastline you can imagine. What is also nice it is all up hill, so you get a great workout.

1  Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I parked at the end of Bonsali road at the parking lot, took the Zuma loop trail, then the Canyon view trail and returned by the ocean view trail - it was perfect. I went on Monday morning and was probably the only person on...More

1  Thank TerunkaCZ
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Enjoy the ocean breeze in the foothills. Hiking is great, but watch for snakes. After a great hike, head on into Malibu for some great eats.

Thank dahuntraveler
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Great trails complete with bathrooms and picnic tables. Parking is small but always seems that we can find a spot and we are there with a horse trailer. Great trails - lots of shorter trails and a long 12 miler we like to train on...More

Thank saddLLP1
Reviewed 18 January 2017

There's no public access to Trancas Canyon, so visitors are instead advised to hike at Zuma Canyon (accessible at the end of either Busch Drive or Bonsall Drive; the latter has much more free public parking).

Thank Newsdoc
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Take your time on 23...lots of hairpin turns and 20mph speed limit. Some great views so be sure to stop and take a few pictures. Breathtaking view of the Pacific Ocean from up high!

Thank McFerrid
Reviewed 24 October 2016

What a great walk this place is reminiscent of the old California form my youth and lots of fun. Area has been maintained.

Thank Charles V
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Went for a solo hike during the week. There were a few others on the trail, so I felt safe, but it wasn't crowded. Beautiful landscapes. No bugs. Easy hike.

Thank Wine_Kitten1
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Sucha a great trail...This is a terrific hike. Dog friendly. pack out the dog poop/bags and keep our trails healthy. It's Uncrowded. PCH to Bonsal Drive and up to the end it. You can also access via Busch drive. Parking lot was closed when we...More

1  Thank Summerasalifestyle
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