Malibu Creek State Park Bike Trails. 6. Don’t be bummed out. From the Pacific Coast Highway, take Corral Canyon (2.3 miles west of Malibu Canyon Road, 0.7 miles east of Latigo Canyon Road) north for 5 miles to its end. Castro Crest: Upper Solstice Canyon to Mesa Peak is a 6.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Agoura Hills, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The more popular hike here is to Castro Crest along the Backbone Trail. However, there is no point in travelling west past the top of Bulldog because the road is impassable due to gates where it crosses onto private property. Rocky Oaks Park is a small but beautiful slice of protected land in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. M*A*S*H site from Corral Canyon via Bulldog Motorway. Castro Crest from Latigo Canyon Road This 3.8-mile hike crosses a green canyon and climbs to a scenic saddle below Castro Peak. : Solstice Canyon This easy and level 2.6-mile out and back hike visits the ruins of a burned down ranch and a small waterfall. We'll see rock … Castro Crest and Bulldog Road, Malibu Creek State Park. Location: Santa Monica Mountains, near Malibu. Then head back to the lot and start up Castro Motorway (a dirt fire road) along Castro Crest 0.8 mile to Bulldog Motorway—a steady incline that gains about 500 feet. Third hike of the week. The Hike: Bulldog Road and Castro Crest The house isn’t far from Malibu Creek Park, where tons of great hikes await. My friend and I were determined to hike this past weekend but we both had busy schedules, so last Saturday morning [3.14.15] was the only time we could make time. Bulldog Road and Castro Crest A 7.6 mile out-and-back in the southwestern portion of Malibu Creek State Park. … Modern Hiker /hike/hiking-castro-crest-and-bulldog-road-malibu-creek-state-park • 0 • Crags Road - Easy fire road through Malibu Creek State Park.. Bulldog Fire Road - Relentless hill climbs 2,000 feet from Malibu Creek to Castro Crest.. Mesa Peak Motorway - Rolling ridgetop fire road with great views.. Tapia Motorway - Steep fire road connector from Mesa Peak to Tapia Park.. Newton Motorway - Steep fire road. This is a … Try Bulldog Road and Castro Crest, a seven-mile uphill slog that goes up through the creek bed, along the chaparral hills and into a sandstone area similar to what you may find in Utah … but with views of the Pacific. The actual Castro Peak (2,825 feet) stands on private land behind the gates here, so it’s illegal to summit. Castro Crest via Backbone Trail – 4.4/5⭐ The Castro Crest via Backbone Trail is a moderately difficult trail that lasts for over 10 miles and can be used for hiking, biking or horse riding.Dogs are also allowed on this trail as long as you make sure to keep them on a leash. Description The Castro Motorway is a fire road that climbs from the Corral Canyon Rd parking area past the top of Bulldog to the intersection with Newton Motorway and beyond. The road runs near the crest of the Santa Monica Mountains, so you'll have excellent views of the surrounding mountains, particularly towards the north. Instead I started on the higher road, Castro Peak Motorway, and then down Bulldog Motorway into Malibu Creek State Park. Kick off the home stretch of the spring semester with a leg workout with a father/daughter-professor/trip lead duo! This is the first time I have started at the top of Corral Canyon. Malibu Creek State Park from the Bulldog Motorway Geology near the Castro Crest. 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