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greenBlue High Ridge Loop Trail

Trail

5.7 mile 9.2 kilometer loop
Doubletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,086' 331 m
Descent: -1,118' -341 m
High: 1,147' 349 m
Low: 153' 47 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

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Trail shared by Ryan Masterson

A quick loop through the gorgeous hills with beautiful views in Dry Creek Pioneer Regional Park.

Ryan Masterson

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Parking is available at the start.

Moving counterclockwise, your adventure starts on a well-maintained dirt road as you venture deeper into the hills. Watch out for the cow pond in dry times of the year around mile 0.5; it has created many a muddy dog! Just after passing the cow pond you'll turn left and begin your trek uphill! Your climb will be rewarded with a nice bench with a beautiful view (conveniently at the start of the High Ridge Loop Extension).

Keep moving and enjoy hiking along with spectacular views of The Bay. You'll get a solid mile or two of great views before you start descending through the latter half of the loop. Work your way down and around Jordan Pond, and finish the home stretch along the side of a hill with respectable views of Hayward.

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Apr 27, 2019
Herb Dela Rosa
6mi
Feb 25, 2018
Tammy Pfister
6.7mi — 3h 00m
Dec 25, 2017
Josh Kaplan
Sep 23, 2017
Brad H
Sep 4, 2017
Briana Goldman
6.2mi
Jun 7, 2017
Steve Wilson
5.4mi
May 20, 2017
Dan Yee
Feb 25, 2017
Jes Labampa
6mi — 3h 00m

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