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greenBlue Purisima Creek Trail

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Trail

4.2 mile 6.8 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,567' 478 m
Descent: -19' -6 m
High: 1,991' 607 m
Low: 443' 135 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Bay Area Ridge Trail Staff

A scenic trail at Purisima Creek.

Bay Area Ridge Trail Staff

Features River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Description

The trail boasts a steady fire road climb, surrounded by massive redwoods. This climb gains around a 1,200 feet in 2.8 miles and has an average incline of 8.8%. However, the last part will have sections of 10%+ incline, so save your strength as the end of the trail is definitely a bit tougher to hike than the first part.

Flora & Fauna

Giant redwoods.

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Mar 16, 2019
Ben Gremillion
Muddy in places, but even after all this rain (Jan–Feb '18), the trail's in good shape, and the creek babbles on. 10mi — 4h 00m
Feb 4, 2019
Andrew Fogg
Jan 13, 2019
Maciej B
Nov 4, 2018
Ed Miller
Oct 27, 2018
Jacob Bukoski
4.2mi
Jul 17, 2018
Scott Campbell
Round trip with the family 8.4mi
Dec 16, 2017
Haroon Muhammad
7.3mi
Aug 9, 2017
Taylor H
Deer, banana slugs 8mi

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  3.6 from 5 votes

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