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Orchard Trail Loop

 2.0 (3)

Length


1.9 Miles 3.0 Kilometers


374' 114 m

Ascent

-449' -137 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

500' 152 m

High

50' 15 m

Low

Shared By Megan W

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Hop on this loop to rapidly ascend to Alta Trail for sweeping views across Sausalito to Tiburon.

Megan W

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Family Friendly A wide open and safe fire road,with lots of trees for kids to explore.

Overview

Perfect for beautiful views and fresh air if you just have an hour for a quick hike.

Description

Park below the trailhead on Eureka or Cole at this easy to find trail loop near Highway 101 in Marin City. There is a brief but steep ascent on Orchard Fire Road up to the Alta Trail. Turn right and follow Alta Trail to Pacheco Fire Road Trail to take you back down to Eureka Ave. Turn right at Eureka to complete the loop. Trees need to be cleared, otherwise a wide open fire road.

Flora & Fauna

Dusky-footed Woodrats build nests from fallen tree debris and love to hoard shiny things dropped by people on the trail. This area is also home to coyotes, birds, bobcats, rattlesnakes and mountain lions. Beware of poison oak.

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Aug 2, 2017
Joseph F
Feb 6, 2016
Sarah Thompson
Parking is available in the street below the trail.

Trail Ratings

  2.0 from 3 votes

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  2.0 from 3 votes
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#586

in California

#3,660

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