The Wheeler Gorge Nature Trail is a one mile loop, located just past the tunnels at the Gorge, beginning at the far end of the Wheeler Campground off Highway 33 out of Ojai.

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Parking is available in the pullout area on the right.  A little trail from here leads you up the hillside and connects with the loop trail.  The main start to the trail is across the highway at a locked gate leading to the far end of the Wheeler Campground.  The trail begins under the bridge over the North Fork of Matilija Creek.

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The trail includes oak woodland, riparian, and chaparral habitats.  Small signs label California native plants along the way.

The trail begins and ends with a LOT of poison oak lining the trail.  Pants and a careful steps are recommended!

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