The Lynnmere Open Space includes 114 acres in the area south of Wildwood Park and west of Lynn Road. There is roughly 4 to 5 miles of ridgeline trails in this space, providing awesome views of Wildwood Park, Mount Clef Ridge and the Conejo Canyons Open Space.
As you can see in the map below (provide courtesy of the Conejo Open Space Foundation), you can actually hike a nice loop on the Lynnmere Trail and connect to other trails in the area.
There are a number of places where you can enter the Lynnmere Trail, including:
- Northwest terminus of Calle Yucca, just north of Calle Salto
- Northern terminus of Camino Magenta
- Lynn Road between Janss and Ave de Las Flores
- Several trails from Wildwood Park connect to Lynnmere Trail, including Wildwood Canyon Trail and Tepee Trail
The hike outlined in the image above is the fairly strenuous, seven mile Arroyo Conejo/Lynnmere Loop hike described at www.cosf.org/website/html/arroyo-conejo-lynnmere.html. Park at the Rancho Conejo Playfield at 950 N. Ventu Park Road and the Arroyo Conejo trailhead is on the right.
After about a mile and a half of rolling hills, there's a descent into the canyon. You'll come across the creek at the bottom, where you'll find a foot path. Soon after crossing the path, you'll find a sharp right (unmarked to my knowledge) turn up the barranca to the Lynnmere Trail, and you're on your way.