Chumash trail

#1 of 2 trails in Chumash Park
Chumash trail is a 5.3 mile out and back trail located near Simi Valley, CA and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible from September until May. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

5.3 miles 1108 feet Out & Back
dog friendly hiking mountain biking horses
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This is a pleasant hike, particularly during the spring when the hills are green and wildflowers are out. Be forewarned that the trail is a sustained uphill trek. There are several spectacular vistas where you can look out over the city of Simi Valley and on a clear day you can even see the Channel Islands. It's not unusual to see hawks circling above and even a deer once in a great while. This trail is also used by mountain bikers so keep a heads up for the speedy downhill riders.

Ashley Marcy

2 Completed2 Reviews

Cynthia Fiacco

3 Completed3 Reviews

Windy and cold. Great views and lots if hills

Maria Vanoni

4 Completed4 Reviews

Don Bennett

21 Completed22 Reviews

Kayyy Ohhh

13 Completed8 Reviews

Beautiful views! My favorite part is hiking along the ridge-line. Very satisfying coming back down and you get great views almost the whole way.

Tom Phan

22 Completed3 Reviews

Leonora n/a

4 Completed1 Reviews

Enjoyed hiking this trail. Be ready for bicyclists. They sometimes come in groups.

Dustin Hunt

3 Completed6 Reviews

This is a very technical ride imo. very rewarding at the top and an awesome view of the valley below... not alot of people on the trail today which made for a fast decent.

Dustin Hunt

3 Completed6 Reviews

Within the first 100' I was in my gg and sucking wind. The climb is steady and somewhat technical. The peak of each climb is tuff..over the bars. The dh is fast and careful, the rocks and ruts could throw an inexperienced rider if you're not careful. good see you next time.

Peter Gomez

5 Completed6 Reviews

I have reviewed this trail before, and it is always interesting... great views & varied, unique topography. This time Chumash was the last leg of a 10-mile hike that started on Devil's Canyon at the top of Topanga on the SFV side. Gonna do it again in a couple weeks. Not an easy walk but well worth the trek. (took about 5 hrs at a casual pace.)