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Hill Canyon Santa Rosa Regional Park

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Hill Canyon Santa Rosa Regional Park

This is the slower hike for Tuesday, there will be a faster hike posted as well. This hike is in Camarillo at Hill Canyon in Santa Rosa Regional Park. We will start at the parking area in Hill Canyon, cross the bridge over the runoff creek, and stroll a mile before turning onto the fire road up the Western Plateau. We will go straight at the crest of the fire road and then turn on the Plateau Rim loop and then return down the Hawk Canyon Trail. The Hawk Canyon Trail connects to Western Plateau Trail back to the parking lot. We will take a few breaks along the way to wait for everyone to catch up. This is approximately 6 miles with an elevation gain of approximately 1000 feet. Last time I was there the trail was a bit overgrown so wear long pants and check for ticks after the hike.


From Moorpark Road in the Santa Rosa Valley, drive west on Santa Rosa Road for 3.7 miles, turn left (south) on Hill Canyon Road for about 0.6 miles to the parking lot.

From the 101 Freeway in Camarillo, take exit 52 onto Santa Rosa Road and drive northeast. After 5 miles, turn right onto Hill Canyon Road for about 0.6 miles to the parking lot.

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Restrictions apply for your safety and ours:

  • Please do not show up unless you’re shown on the “Attending” list.
  • No dogs.
  • No “Plus Ones” Weekday Trailblazer hikes.


The hike host is a volunteer and not responsible for the group. Safety should be a priority for everyone in the group. Please treat this meet-up as hiking with a group of friends. If you become fatigued and unable to continue the hike, it is expected you will advise the hike host of this and return to our starting point on your own. If you are able to proceed, it is expected that you will maintain line of sight with other members of the group at all times and help to promote the group’s safety and fitness goals.

Outdoor sports and other events we plan can be inherently dangerous and accidents may happen. By participating in any posted event, you are taking responsibility for your own safety and well-being. The Weekday Trailblazers Meetup Group and its organizers are not trained leaders and we do not confirm the qualifications of any of its members to lead or participate in trips. All participants take full responsibility for their own actions.

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All participants must be 18 or older or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

November 07 2023


Date: November 7, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hill Canyon Trailhead

10241 Hill Canyon Road

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