We're hiring an experienced UX Designer to join us in Boulder, CO.
Hiking Project Logo

Adopt This Trail

This trail is completely mapped but isn’t quite finished. Help out by adopting it and providing what's missing.


Summary Description

6 Mile Trail Loop

 
 5 votes

5.3 Miles 8.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

855' 261 m

Ascent

-1,064' -324 m

Descent

998' 304 m

High

168' 51 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

Unknown

Update
This Trail content is still in development or in editorial review.

A peaceful path through redwoods and oaks but beware this trail has no compassion.

Adopt These Trails!

Overview

Some Saturdays are closed to hikers (trailrunners).
Features: River/Creek — Wildlife
Dogs: Off-leash

Description

Run among some redwood giants. Either direction will have you panting from a 750+ ft climb. Terrain can be packed dirt, sandy, or full of roots so watch your footwork.

This trail resides on a Buddhist retreat. They are kind enough to open it to the public so show respect and keep your voices low and leave no trace. Although mountain biking is illegal on these trails you may still run into some riders.

From the bridge crossing follow the road to the right up a very steep hill then keep left. Around the next bend take the path around the gate into the woods. Follow this trail under some fallen trees and across the creek. This is where you meet your first hill climb. At the connection to a gravel road hang a left then at the top of the next hill go right. Keep on this path to the next fork that has a map and continue forward. Follow this singletrack up and up. At the top there is a connector trail which will lead to Nicene Marks' Westridge trail. Follow the Tibetan prayer flags to continue on your 6 mile loop. It's a clear path back from there.

Flora & Fauna

Squirrels, turkeys, and deer are all inhabitants of this wilderness.

Rate Trail


   Clear Rating

3.4 from 5 votes


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Aug 19, 2016
Samoht Alt
8.5mi — 3h 05m
Aug 14, 2016
Domingo Moronta
Lovely shaded hike with a harrowing uphill climb that makes the descent back to your car that much earned. 9mi — 2h 34m
Apr 15, 2016
Mark Andersen
7.3mi — 2h 39m
Apr 15, 2016
Erin Andersen
7.3mi
Apr 24, 2015
kathy craft

Trail Ratings

  3.4 from 5 votes

#10920

Overall
  3.4 from 5 votes
5 Star
20%
4 Star
40%
3 Star
20%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
20%
Rankings

#1,333

in California

#10,920

Overall
17 Views Last Month
500 Since Jun 1, 2015
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

33%
33%
0%
33%
0%
0%

Conditions



Getting forecast...

0 Comments

Hiking Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Hiking