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Olinda Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 283' 86 m
Descent: -380' -116 m
High: 848' 258 m
Low: 472' 144 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

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Trail shared by Warren Collier

A neighborhood trail that shares the city's past.

Warren Collier

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Family Friendly The sort of hike that can be combined with a visit to the Olinda Oil Museum. Also, a city park is at the end of the trail with a playground. The county's regional park is south of the neighborhood.

Description

Beginning at Brea's Olinda Oil Museum, the Olinda Trail zig-zags above the Olinda Ranch neighborhood, giving visitors panoramic views of Orange County. Along the way, users will pass by wells in one of California's oldest oil fields. Informative signs along the trail share history about the oil fields and the city's beginnings. The north section is a singletrack dirt tail while the southern half uses a paved utility access road.

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Catalina Island can be seen in the distance as we hike down the eastside of Olinda Trail.  On the opposite ridge you can see the switchback going to the top.
Dec 21, 2017 near Yorba L…, CA
This coyote trail takes you from the top of the Olinda Trail to the spur road along the eastside of the landfill. Durning the spring it can become overgrown.
Dec 21, 2017 near Yorba L…, CA
Olinda trail lupine and mustard flowers at about a half mile from the trailhead parking lot and Museum.
Mar 18, 2019 near Yorba L…, CA
Olinda Trail at half-mile mark or so, looking south over Brea toward Newport Beach.  March 17, 2019
Mar 18, 2019 near Yorba L…, CA

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