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Section 1: Will Rogers State Park to Trippet Ranch

Santa Monica Mountains

Backbone Trail Section 1: WRSHP to Trippet Ranch Trailhead

Trail Running Difficult

17 km
681 m
467 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
148 m
High Point
630 m
Section 1: Will Rogers State Park to Trippet Ranch Map

This is a popular trail running route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure and is typically done all year round. From a low point of 148 m to the maximum altitude of 630 m, the route covers 17 km, 681 vertical metres of ascent and 467 vertical metres of descent.


It starts at Will Rogers State Historic Park on a wide fire road popular with mountain bike riders and ends at Trippet Ranch and meanders through pretty meadows and woodlands that lead to the spectacular Eagle Rock formation.



Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

all year round

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