Get ready to lace up your hiking boots and slather on that sunscreen for a trip around the trails of Ladera Ranch. What better way to discover the beauty amongst the Ladera Ranch lots for sale and Covenant Hills custom homes, then trekking through scenic paths throughout the area? provides a list of trails in Ladera Ranch and neighboring Orange County areas that hiking amateurs and enthusiasts are sure to enjoy.
San Juan Canyon Trail- This 9-mile loop situated over the San Juan Canyon wall and along the canyon base is characterized by oak woodland, spectacular bluffs and clear-day panoramas of Orange County and Los Angeles lowlands, Santa Anta mountain summits and Pacific Ocean views.
East Ridge Trail- Located along the eastern ridge of Bell Canyon, this 7-mile trail offers an abundance of opportunities to explore the Orange County wilderness as it links to five other paths which loop back to Bell Canyon. Covered in chaparral, the East Ridge trail features scatterings of prickly pear cactus.
Pinhead Peak Trail- For a Ladera Ranch trail that is short but sweet, the 1.5-mile Pinhead Peak path provides panoramic views of Caspers Wilderness Park and Old Saddleback’s twin peaks—Mt. Modjeska and Mt. Santiago— from a mere 662-feet elevation.