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Guardian Trail

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Trail

4.3 mile 6.9 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 47' 14 m
Descent: -852' -260 m
High: 1,382' 421 m
Low: 553' 168 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 13% (7°)

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Trail shared by Jco25 Colby

Great views abound from high up on Big Chico Creek Canyon.

Jco25 Colby

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Description

Guardian Trail offers some of the best views in Bidwell Park on excellent singletrack. The trail can be accessed from South Rim Trail and hike as an out and back or a loop by using South Rim Trail and 10 Mile House Trail.

See the Upper Bidwell Park Loop and South Rim-Guardian Out-and-Back for link-up oprtions.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Flora & Fauna

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Land Manager: City of Chico, CA

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#231

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Above Bear Hole on Annie Bidwell Trail
Mar 18, 2019 near Paradise, CA
Bear Hole
Mar 18, 2019 near Chico, CA
Guardians Trail, where the real fun begins
Mar 13, 2015 near Forest…, CA

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