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Level: Beginner
Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Surface: Other
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +1,403/ -1,455 ft
Total: 36 riders

Mountain Biking Sycamore Canyon/Guadalasca/Overlook Loop

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#645 of 1,005 mountain bike trails in California
#9,302 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 Jul 22, 2011. Last updated May 6, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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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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