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Pratt Trail Loop

Ojai, CA
805-646-4348
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Ojai
Type: Biking Trails
Activities: Biking
Description: Citrus and avocado groves give way to beautiful mountain scenery.
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Evanston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The best thing about this trail is that it's accessible from the town of Ojai itself. You don't have to even drive to the trail head, it's just a half-mile walk through a nice neighborhood from the main road where our hotel was. The second best was the spectacular views overlooking the Ojai Valley. The first half is a bit... More

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everywhere
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is the kind of trail where a woman could feel safe hiking alone. Many folks were out on a weekday morning, getting exercise. Great views. For more of a workout, rather than driving uphill to the trailhead, park somewhere on Signal near the main drag and walk all the way up.

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Bonita, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

If you park at the trailhead, you will hike the first mile through private property but it's well marked. Fun to see the 'neighborhood' and hike next to some beautiful vineyards. My hubby pooped out after about three miles but I kept going up...and up and up. View is always beautiful. I didn't go all the way to the top... More

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Ojai, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This gem of a trail starts near downtown Ojai from a trail head with plenty of parking off North Signal St. It climbs up the side of the mountain through interesting gardens and vineyards until it enters the National Forest and connects with lots of other trails for days of lovely adventuring. My favorite hike is to go up to... More

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ventura
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great hiking loop with nice paths and great views. If you are in Ojai take the time to do this hike. One of many choices for hikes in Ojai.

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Ventura, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Gentle slope up and down, the views are amazing and the air is spectacular. Take a friend and sit on one of the benches and watch the world go by.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

There was a nice place to park and then begin the hike up around the mountains. Spectacular views of the Ojai valley below. Took lots of pictures. The trail is an easy walk.

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Laguna Beach, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We researched this area before our visit and came across an article for Shelf Road and the Pratt Trail. A little drive into town and a right (traveling South) at the Post office, the road dead ends. Park your car and you will hike the cutest little trail. I would estimate a 1 1/2 each way. Half way up you... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We hiked Shelf Trail fire road and enjoyed the views and then added the newer "Pratt Trail"? which was steep, dusty, and hot, but we wanted more of a work-out so we were happy (but thirsty)!

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Chicago, IL
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The concierge at the Ojai Resort recommended this trail. It was challenging but worth the effort. The views as we went further were breathtaking.

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