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      Limestone Canyon & Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park encompasses over 4,300 acres of Riparian and Oak Woodland canyons, rolling grassland hills and steep slopes of Coastal Sage Scrub and Chaparral. The park is highlighted by scenic rock formations, including the beautiful Red Rock Canyon. There are five intermittent streams: Borrego, Serrano, Aliso Creek, Santiago Creek and Aqua Chivera meandering through the park, each hosting an abundance of wildlife. Remnants of the former cattle ranching days can be seen throughout the park.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The park entrance parking is $3.00 for the day and is located at the North end of the Ralph's parking lot on Portola Parkway.
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      Region Details
      • 2
      • 7
      • 15

      Region Status
      Caution as of Oct 2, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Trails Horse
      7
      Total Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      2,745 ft
      Total Vertical
      802 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,601 ft
      Reports
      586
      Photos
      65
      Ridden Counter
      13,749

      Photos of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Edison Viejo
      5 |
      Aug 17, 2022 @ 8:19am
      Aug 17, 2022
      2 |
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 12:16pm
      Jul 10, 2022
      7 |
      Jul 10, 2022 @ 12:16pm
      Jul 10, 2022
      trail: Edison
      23 |
      Mar 27, 2022 @ 9:28am
      Mar 27, 2022
      93 |
      Dec 20, 2021 @ 7:25pm
      Dec 20, 2021
      22 |
      Nov 15, 2021 @ 7:48pm
      Nov 15, 2021
      trail: Edison
      80 |
      May 16, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      May 16, 2020
      trail: Edison
      197 |
      Mar 31, 2014 @ 3:56pm
      Mar 31, 2014

      Videos of Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park Mountain Bike

      Whiting Ranch - Cactus & Billy Goat
      1:34 | 52 | Mar 27, 2020
      Muddy Ride
      trail: Mustard
      1:54 | 211 | Nov 22, 2018
      Whiting Ranch trails
      1:22 | 138 | Aug 27, 2017
      Whiting Ranch Edit
      2:10 | 112 | May 3, 2016
      santiago oaks downhill
      5:12 | 154 | Oct 25, 2015
      Whiting Ranch 8-6-15 RAW
      4:57 | 148 | Aug 6, 2015
      Whiting Ranch RAW
      0:39 | 109 | Jul 24, 2015
      Cattle Pond Loop
      0:57 | 74 | May 25, 2014

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #953132brundleflyaddreportCattle Pond and 4 more
      Oct 3, 2022 @ 2:58pm
      Oct 3, 2022
      user #2656329Franken-BikeaddreportVista Lookout and 7 more
      Oct 2, 2022 @ 11:28am
      Oct 2, 2022
      user #3108695Akrieghoff123addreportSleepy Hollow Trail
      Sep 30, 2022 @ 8:36pm
      Sep 30, 2022
      user #1688320mpaschingerwishlistrouteWhiting/Luge Loop
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 6:11pm
      Sep 24, 2022
      user #953132brundleflyaddreportCactus Hill Trail and 1 more
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 3:04pm
      Sep 23, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2034804MTBMORtrailCattle PondThe trail is much mellower than before. There...
      Jul 16, 2022 @ 7:59pm
      Jul 16, 2022
      user #2703013ChrisgriestrailCattle PondFun short single track offshoot before the...
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 7:35am
      Nov 28, 2021
      user #790272SJHarwoodreportCactus Hill TrailAmen brother
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 8:57pm
      Aug 12, 2021
      user #1858177jcbikesalotreportCactus Hill TrailAgree
      Aug 12, 2021 @ 2:18pm
      Aug 12, 2021
      user #2579587mcjcatrailCoyote Brush RoadThis is not a blue trail. Green at most and...
      Jul 12, 2021 @ 11:19pm
      Jul 12, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      O'Neill Regional Park 26 36 13.6 km
      Cleveland National Forest 2 19 7 74.1 km
      Irvine Ranch Open Space 2 5 15.3 km
      Arroyo-Trabuco7.5 km
      Thomas Riley Wilderness Park 7 38.4 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2415 miles2,746 ft6 miles804 ft
      #284#13365586514,710
      Hike2415 miles2,746 ft6 miles804 ft
      #182#995861234
      Trail Running2415 miles2,746 ft6 miles804 ft
      #183#985862143
      Horse75 miles1,109 ft3 miles705 ft
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