Trans Catalina Trail

Trans-Catalina Trail

The entire Trans-Catalina Trail spans 38.5 miles. Many adventurers hike the trail over 3-4 days staying at various campgrounds along the way; Hermit Gulch in Avalon, Black Jack near Airport in the Sky, Little Harbor on the windward side of the island, Two Harbors Campground in Two Harbors and ending at Parsons Landing at the far west end of the island. Trans-Catalina Trail Map.

Please note: Hiking is not allowed after dark and the wildlife within the Catalina Island Conservancy can cause serious injury.

Catalina Island Conservancy Trails-Catalina Trail Routes & Mileage

  • Avalon to East Summit - 3.2 miles
  • Garden to Sky Loop / Hermit Gulch Trail - 4 miles (roundtrip)
  • East Summit to Middle Ranch Jct - 2.0 miles
  • Middle Ranch Jct to Black Jack Jct. - 2.7 miles
  • Black Jack Jct to Black Jack Campground - 1.5 miles
  • Black Jack Junction to Airport - 2.5 miles
  • Airport to Little Harbor Overlook - 6.2 miles
  • Middle Ranch Jct. to Middle Ranch - 4.8 miles
  • Middle Ranch to Ben Weston Jct. - 2.4 miles
  • Ben Weston Jct. to Little Harbor Overlook - 2.3 miles 
  • Little Harbor Overlook to Little Harbor - 1.2 miles
  • Little Harbor to West Summit - 4.3 miles
  • West Summit to Two Harbors - 2.5 miles
  • Two Harbors to Parson Landing - 6.6 miles

The Conservancy outlines the segments of the TCT into 5 Sections:

  • 1: Avalon to Black Jack
  • 2: Black Jack to Little Harbor
  • 3: Little Harbors to Two Harbors
  • 4: Two Harbors to Parsons Landing
  • 5: Parsons to Two Harbors
Trekking Catalina

Trekking Catalina








Click the image for descriptions of 17 Trans Catalina Trails.


Trans-Catalina Trail Map

Map of Catalina Hiking Trails

Trans-Catalina Trail by Bring Me

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