Shelf Road

#25 of 221 trails in Los Padres National Forest

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Shelf Road is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Ojai, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for mountain biking and is accessible from March until November.

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Oscar Tadeo (90)

2 Completed2 Reviews

This is a nice hike. It gives you a beautiful overview of Ojai valley. The path is a dirt road about 1.5 miles ( 3 miles round trip). I saw multiple couples that seem near by residents going on a walk.

Sherin Kurian (289)

12 Completed6 Reviews

Easy hike. Not shaded but thankfully it wasn't painfully hot. Amazing beautiful views of the valley. Saw an Eastern Kingsnake halfway down! It was harmless and was merely crossing the path. It does look like a fun trail to bike on as well.

April Gonzalez (194)

1 Completed2 Reviews

awesome easy hike with amazing views of Ojai valley. would be really pretty at sunset.

Whitney Hall (281)

19 Completed4 Reviews

This is a beautiful, easy walking or running trail that overlooks the Ojai Valley. It's easily accessible: just drive to the top of Signal and you're there! It's especially nice early in the morning or towards dusk. The trail is wide and great for dog-walking as well. It meanders up and down the mountain at a gradual pace and passes along orange and avocado groves. There are a few benches along the way where you can sit back and relax and take in the view.