Map of the Aliso Creek Trail


Aliso Creek Trail

Aliso Creek Trail California map area

Aliso Creek Trail


12+ miles


paved / unpaved


Laguna Niguel, Lagunal Hills, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Trabuco Canyon


natural area along Aliso Creek, regional parks, local parks, schools, residential neighborhoods, commercial areas


Aliso-Serrano Riding & Hiking Trail
Edison Riding & Hiking Trail
Serrano Creek Trail


Mission Viejo
Dana Point

The Aliso Creek Trail is a system of paved and unpaved pathways that span for over 12 miles and spans between the communities of Aliso Viejo and Trabuco Canyon in Southern California. The trail travels through the natural areas alongside Aliso Creek and passes Laguna Niguel Regional Park, other local parks, schools, residential neighborhoods and commercial centers.

Aliso Creek is located in a canyon filled with the vegetation and wildlife native to this part of southern California.

Aliso Creek Trail East is an unpaved pathway that extends 3.25 miles to the west from the end of Aliso Creek Trail.


The Aliso Creek Trail has paved and unpaved sections. The trail has underpasses for crossing the major roadways. The trail is open for non-motorized uses such as bike riding, running and walking. Much of the trail is located away from major roadways but a portion of it is located alongside Los Alisos Boulevard.


The Aliso Creek Trail goes past communities of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest and Trabuco Canyon.

Points of Interest

The Aliso Creek Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Aliso and Woods Canyon Wilderness Park Sheep Hills Park
La Paz Sports Park Dinosaur Park
Kite Hill Laguna Hills High School
Laguna Niguel Regional Park Clarington Park
Laguna Niguel Skate and Soccer Park Sycamore Park
Aliso Niguel High School La Tierra Early Childhood Center
Journey School Ralph A. Gates Elementary School
Woodfield Park El Toro Park
Springdale Park Los Alisos Intermediate School
Aliso Viejo Community Park Heroes Park
Aliso Viejo Middle School Sundowners Park
Creekside Park St. Michaels Abbey
Nearby Trails

The Aliso Creek Trail meets up with the Edison Riding & Hiking Trail and the Aliso-Serrano Riding & Hiking Trail to the north of the Foothills Transportation Corridor highway.

End Points

The southwest end of the Aliso Creek Trail system is located to the south of the intersection of Aliso Creek Road and Allicia Parkway in Laguna Niguel.

The northeast end of the trail system is located along El Toro Road at a point .9 miles from the intersection with Glenn Ranch Road in Trabuco Canyon.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Aliso Creek Trail in Mission Viejo, California