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Recommended Routes in Catalina Island - 1

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Favorite A Santa Catalina Island Fox noses through the grass just off trail.
Difficult

Trans Catalina Trail (TCT)

39.6 mi 63.7 km 6,992' Up 2131.29 m Up 6,949' Down 2118.04 m Down

Avalon, CA

Catalina Island Hiking

  • 171 Miles 275 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 9 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 32 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Catalina Island - 60

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11.6 mi 18.7 km #1West End Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Avalon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Avalon, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Ballast Point Road
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #3Lone Tree Road
Intermediate/Difficult
Avalon, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Avalon, CA
2.9 mi 4.7 km #4Divide Road
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Stage Road
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #6Hermit Gulch Trail
Difficult
Avalon, CA
Difficult
Avalon, CA
4.5 mi 7.3 km #7Big Springs Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #8Old Cottonwood Dam Road
Difficult
Avalon, CA
Difficult
Avalon, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #9Renton Mine Road
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #10Ben Weston Canyon Trail
Easy
Avalon, CA
Easy
Avalon, CA

Photos of Catalina Island - 15

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A Santa Catalina Island Fox noses through the grass just off trail.
Jul 4, 2017 near Avalon, CA
Hiking the TCT.
Jan 12, 2016 near Avalon, CA
The TCT traverses this interesting landscape.
Jul 4, 2017 near Avalon, CA
A Santa Catalina Island Fox Pup trots down the trail.
Jul 4, 2017 near Avalon, CA
TCT backpacking.
Jan 5, 2016 near Avalon, CA
Top end of the Hermit Gulch Trail, looking west (and up!) to the gazebo/lookout on Divide Road, on a rainy January morning. This trail is steep!
May 27, 2019 near Avalon, CA
View of Avalon Bay from Hermit Gulch trail, at Interior/Conservancy border.
May 27, 2019 near Avalon, CA
Bison roam near the Trans Catalina Trail.
Jan 12, 2016 near Avalon, CA