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Sunshine Canyon Trail to Lion's Lair Trail

Mileage4.0 mi
Elevation gain1606 ft
Elevation loss394 ft
A world apart from the other Sanitas routes, this long-and-gentle trail through Sunshine Canyon to the west of Sanitas is absolutely perfect for trail running. Expect fewer hikers, and zero dogs, as they are not allowed.
Most strict dog regulations: No dogs allowed
Least strict dog regulations: Leash, or voice and sight control