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Topanga State Park

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29 mi 46 km of trail 4 Rides

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 7 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

Rides in Topanga State Park - 3

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Favorite One of only a few switchbacks on the Backbone Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Backbone Trail: Will Rogers to Temescal Ridge

14.2 mi 22.8 km • Loop • 1,953 ft Ascent 595.27 m Ascent

(45) Santa M…, CA
Favorite Cheney Trail
Intermediate

Topanga Creek Outpost Loop

10.7 mi 17.3 km • Loop • 1,382 ft Ascent 421.1 m Ascent

(36) Topanga, CA
Favorite Cheney Trail
Difficult

Sullivan-Yedvarts-Cheney-Backbone

22.0 mi 35.4 km • Loop • 3,681 ft Ascent 1122.1 m Ascent

(20) Santa M…, CA

Trails in Topanga State Park - 9

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4.8 mi 7.7 km #1East Topanga Fire Road
Intermediate
Topanga, CA
Intermediate
4.8 mi 7.7 km Topanga, CA 12 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #2Sullivan Fire Road
Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Santa Monica, CA 15 
0.5 mi 0.9 km #3Parker Mesa Overlook
Easy/Intermediate
Topanga, CA
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Topanga, CA
2.7 mi 4.3 km #4Eagle Springs Fire Road
Intermediate
Topanga, CA
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.3 km Topanga, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5Inspiration Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Santa Monica, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.3 mi 3.7 km Santa Monica, CA
8.9 mi 14.4 km #6Backbone Trail: Musch Camp to Will Rogers Trailhead
Intermediate/Difficult
Topanga, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
8.9 mi 14.4 km Topanga, CA
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7J-Drop (Josepho Spur Trail)
Difficult
Santa Monica, CA
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Santa Monica, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #8Yedvarts
Difficult
Topanga, CA
Difficult
0.9 mi 1.4 km Topanga, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km #9Temescal Ridge Trail (Fire Road 30)
Intermediate
Topanga, CA
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Topanga, CA

Photos of Topanga State Park - 33

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More fun this direction :) -- watch for blind corners
Dec 23, 2015 near Topanga, CA
The Backbone Trail from the Hub to Will Rogers is great fun!
May 12, 2017 near Topanga, CA
Cheney Trail
Feb 6, 2016 near Topanga, CA
Caution: very steep.
Dec 23, 2015 near Santa M…, CA
Farmer Ridge and MG Trail in Topanga State Park
Dec 25, 2018 near Topanga, CA
The Hub at dusk. It looks lonely here, but this is the confluence of several trails and roads in the area and a good place to make new friends. Shade, trash, and restroom available, but no water.
Jun 10, 2017 near Topanga, CA
Good rest stop, halfway up Backbone.
Nov 2, 2017 near Topanga, CA
One of only a few switchbacks on the Backbone Trail
Mar 16, 2014 near Santa M…, CA