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Prairie Creek Trail

 4.0 (2)

Length


4.3 Miles 6.9 Kilometers


391' 119 m

Ascent

-163' -50 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

376' 115 m

High

148' 45 m

Low

Shared By Hunter R

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All Clear 42 days ago
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A true adventure, this trail leads through gorgeous redwood forests and past stunning coastal streams full of fish.

Hunter R

Dogs No Dogs

Features River/Creek · Views

Family Friendly While the kids might not be up for hiking the full trail, you have the option to hike as short or long of an out-and-back fro the visitor center as they can handle.

Description

The Prairie Creek Trail should rank high on any list of great must-dos in Redwood National Park.

Starting at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center, follow the trail north as it winds through towering redwoods and past a glassy creek. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for cutthroat trout and steelhead resting their tired muscles in the stream's deep pools.

Midway down the trail, you'll reach a spur for the Corkscrew Tree, a towering behemoth with a set of four intertwined trunks.

On the second half of the trail, expect it to continue in typical form to its terminus at an intersection with Zig Zag No. 2.

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Sep 10, 2018
Logan Shaver
Jun 26, 2018
Wesley Reetz
Aug 25, 2017
Manny Singh
Jun 16, 2016
Cirbie Krslovic

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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