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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 276 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 11 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 32 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 24 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Catalina Island - 66

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1.0 mi 1.6 km #1Ballast Point Road
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Avalon, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #2Banning House Road
Difficult
Avalon, CA
Difficult
Avalon, CA
0.6 mi 1.0 km #3Ben Weston Bunkers Spur
Easy
Avalon, CA
Easy
Avalon, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #4Ben Weston Canyon Trail
Easy
Avalon, CA
Easy
Avalon, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #5Big Field Road
Easy
Avalon, CA
Easy
Avalon, CA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #6Big Springs Road
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
0.3 mi 0.6 km #7Blackjack Campground Rooad
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #8Blackjack Road
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
Intermediate
Avalon, CA
0.6 mi 0.9 km #9Blackjack Tower Road
Difficult
Avalon, CA
Difficult
Avalon, CA
2.0 mi 3.3 km #10Boushey Canyon Road
Difficult
Avalon, CA
Difficult
Avalon, CA

Photos of Catalina Island - 17

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TCT backpacking.
Jan 5, 2016 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 noses through the grass just off trail.
Jul 4, 2017 near Avalon, CA
A Santa Catalina Island Fox Pup trots down the trail.
Jul 4, 2017 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
Cat Harbor Overlook Road from near the end of the trail.
May 13, 2021 near Avalon, CA
Little Harbor
Jun 15, 2022 near Avalon, CA