Bike & Trek the Trails

Valencia puts everything right at your feet. Hills. Peaks. Valleys. All connected by miles of pathways that you can bike, tread, walk and run through. Check out our list of the best trails in and around Valencia.

Iron Horse Trailhead

From occasional appearances by horses to art celebrating the history of Santa Clarita Valley, Iron Horse Trailhead is ideal for those who want to see it all. This scenic four-mile walking and riding path connects to the South Fork Trail and includes a rest area, drinking fountain, bike racks and more.

 

Santa Clara River Trail

One of the most frequented trails in Santa Clarita, Santa Clara River Trail spans over 17 miles, running along Soledad Canyon Road and ending at Magic Mountain Parkway. On this trail, you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking flora and picturesque landscapes, including the Santa Clara River. Novice cyclists will appreciate the bump-free ride, courtesy of the paved path.

 

South Fork Trail

History enthusiasts will enjoy this widely traveled trail that occupies a former Southern Pacific Railroad corridor and features a restored railroad trestle from the 19th century. Stunning views of the surrounding hills and greenery round out this outdoor experience.

 

San Francisquito Creek Trail

Great for all skill levels, this nearly seven-mile trail lets you take in beautiful vistas and includes access to neighboring parks and trails, along with several recreational opportunities from bird watching to playgrounds.

 

Bouquet Canyon Trail

You’ll be greeted by a spectacular wildflower display on this 3.6-mile trail that features a bridge at its midpoint and follows the channelized waterway ending at Bouquet Canyon Road. Plus, it’s dog friendly!

 

For a map of the listed trails and open spaces, click here. And check out this map detailing existing and proposed paseos.

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