minutes, until you are closer to Saddleback Mountain. You are going to make a right onto Valley Vista Way. The road turns into Meadow Ridge Drive. Follow the road and make a left on Chisholm Trail Rd. Park at the end of the road at the trailhead. Parking is free, which is always a good price.
Santiago Peak, as well as portions of the Cleveland National Forest. Most of this trail has very little shade on it so make sure to bring plenty of water, wear a hat, and use sunscreen if you are hiking on warmer days. At the top of the peak (Elevation 1,492 feet), there are optical sites which point out major landmarks in Orange County. Click Here for a map of the hiking trails O'Neill Regional Park. O'Neill Regional Park is open from 7am - Sunset everyday. Click Here for the O'Neill Regional Park brochure. There is also camping available at O'Neill Regional Park, for more information about the campgrounds at O'Neill Regional Park click Here.
Unfortunately, we did not see much wildlife while out on this hike, but both Ashley and I are sure O'Neill Regional Park is frequented by a lot of different types of animals.
Rating: Elevation Gain: 700ft. (Moderate), Distance: 3.2 Miles Roundtrip (Easy).
Time to Complete Hike: 2 hours.
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