Tapia Spur Trail is located within Malibu Creek State Park and climbs up and over a ridge with beautiful rocky views to the west. The trail is accessed from the campground at Malibu Creek State Park or the Tapia County Park staging area along Las Virgenes Road.
From the PCH, head inland on Malibu Canyon Road. Continue onto Las Virgenes Rd. Turn right onto Dorothy Drive into the park. From the 101, head south on Las Virgenes Rd., turn right on Park Entrance Rd. Continue past visitors center, turn right at unmarked intersection before the campground. Staging area is found on the left after 0.2 miles.