Sycamore is a great trail for novice riders. The ride is only 6 miles long and there is very little elevation gain on smooth dual track.
This ride is in the Aliso & Woods Regional Park. From the main entrance ride to the beginning of Wood Canyon. Go through the canyon to Sycamore grove you'll find the base of Coyote Run. Take a left through the creek and follow the single track as it parallels the creek and finally connects to the end of Mathis Trail. Turn left through the creek and then make a quick right back onto Wood Canyon Road.
How to get there:
You can reach the park from I-5. Take the Alicia Parkway exit and then head west for roughly 4 miles. About a quarter of a mile past the Aliso Creek Road is AWMA Road. Turn right and cross the bridge. You'll find parking on the left.
You can get more information by calling the ranger station at(714) 831-2791. there is also a $2 fee.