Santa Monica Mountains Backbone Trail System

The Backbone Trail System runs along some of the highest ridges in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area from Point Mugu  to Will Rogers State Historic Park.  Approximately  67 miles have been completed thanks to the hard work and dedication of numerous organizations and individuals.  Below are some links that you may find useful in exploring, maintaining and preserving this wonderful trail.

Jim Belsley     

National Park Service Information

Backbone Trail Web Show 2008-2009

Backbone Trail Hike Photos 2008-2009

GPS Waypoints, Distances, and Elevations

Google Earth kml File

Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Map

Santa Monica Mountains Trails Council

Santa Monica Mountains Fund

Topanga State Park Animation Demo

JB Photo Arts Home Page