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Level: Beginner
Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +1,403/1 ft
Total: 36 riders

Mountain Biking Sycamore Canyon/Guadalasca/Overlook Loop

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#302 of 987 mountain bike trails in California
#3658 in the world

You can this loop from the Pacific Coast Highway Point Mugu State Park

either in a clockwise or counterclockwise direction. There are good

reasons to try both directions and see for yourself. They are two very

different rides. Huge views of the Pacific, Santa Monica Mountains and

the Boney Mountain state wilderness area from the top of the ridge.

The most important question is whether you want to do the Guadalasca

Trail (the premier singletrack trail in Sycamore Canyon) as a climb or a


To plan on descending Guadalasca, turn left onto the Overlook Fire

Road about a quarter mile past Point Mugu S.P. campground.

climb this long but gentle and scenic ascent straight through until it

becomes a singletrack descent. This is Guadalasca. Turn right when

you intersect a double track (Wood Canyon Fire Road) and descend all

the way to Sycamore Canyon Road. Turn right and return to the


To climb Guadalasca Trail, reverse the above directions. Watch for the

Guadalasca sign and singletrack turning left off Wood Canyon Fire


First added by norski on May 6, 2020. Last updated May 6, 2020. → add an update
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Getting there
There are two access points: PCH at Point Mugu State Park and the

Sycamore Canyon Campgrounds or near Newbury Park at the National

State Parks entrance on Potrero Road.
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