#2 Dana Point/Patrones/Santa Margarita – Stage 21 Start


Laguna Niguel to Rancho Santa Margarita: 52 miles, 2,662 ft elevation gain, 4 hrs.

From 7:45am until 12:00pm

Meet at 7:45am
Pre-Ride Info at 7:55
Roll at 8:00am sharp

This scenic route begins at Stage 21 in Laguna Woods and takes us in a counterclockwise direction towards Dana Point. From there, you'll traverse the picturesque hills of San Juan Capistrano and continue on Los Patrones before reaching Rancho Santa Margarita. The route then leads you to Foothill Ranch via Santa Margarita Parkway, which turns into Portola Parkway before taking a final descent down Alton Parkway and back to the starting point at Stage 21 in Laguna Woods.

This route provides a challenge for riders of all levels, while offering breathtaking views of the area. Come join us on this Saturday group ride!

Stage 21 Start - #2 Dana Point/Patrones/Santa Margarita Route

Distance - 52 miles
Elevation Gain - 2662 ft

Short Route Option:

Start at Stage 21 Bike Shop in Laguna Woods and down to Dana Point. Take the San Juan Capistrano Trail to Patrones Avenue, then proceed to Oso Parkway. From there, continue onto Marguerite Parkway, then onto La Paz Road. Turn onto Muirlands Boulevard, then onto Los Alisos Boulevard, before returning to Stage 21.

Stage 21 Start – #2 Dana Point/Patrones/Skip Santa Margarita Route - Short

Distance – 40 miles
Elevation Gain – 2542 ft

Starting Point Address:

Stage 21 - Laguna Woods

LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced
Avg 16-19mph
You do NOT have to be a member of R5 to ride with us.

Prior to participating in our group ride, we kindly ask all non-members to click on the Rider's Waiver link and complete the waiver.

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