USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
Location: Orange County, about 11 miles south of Corona, 58 miles from Los Angeles
- Auto Club: Los Angeles and Vicinity, Orange County
- Forest Service: Cleveland National Forest
- USGS Topo: Santiago Peak 7½
explanation of usage
Nearby Peaks: Santiago Peak
(USFS Adventure Pass required)
- Distance: 2 miles round trip on road or 1.5 miles round trip on road and use trail
- Gain: 460'
- Time: 1 hour round trip
- Rating: Class 1, easy
- Navigation: Easy
- Leader Rating: "O", normal conditions
Original: Warren E. von Pertz, March 1969
DRIVING ROUTE 3
- From the intersection of SR 55 (Costa Mesa Freeway) and Katella
Avenue in the City of Orange, go east on Katella and then
southeast on Santiago Canyon Road (S18) to Silverado Canyon Road.
- Drive east 5.7 miles to the end of the pavement at a Forest Service
gate. If the gate is open, pass through the gate, note your odometer,
and go as follows:
- At 6.5 miles, fork. Go right.
- At 7.4 miles, fork. Go left.
- At 7.5 miles, fork. Go right.
- At 9.1 miles, fork on the left. This is the turnoff
for Santiago Peak. Turn left. 2WD vehicles should
- 4WD vehicles may drive 1.0 mile further to the summit.
HIKING ROUTE 3
- From the 2WD parking area, hike the road up to the summit or hike east
up the ridge to the summit.