Matilija Wilderness

Area Status: Open
This area is Open


At a Glance

Operated By: Matilija Wilderness 29,600 acres was established 1992 by the Los Padres Condor Range and River Protection Act. In the Ojai Ranger District, the Matilija Wilderness is 12 miles from the town of Ojai. Chaparral is prevalent with poppies plentiful in springtime. Fishing in Matilija creek is possible at certain times of the year. There are 2 hiking trails; 1 trail has campsites along it.


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