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Leiffer Loop

Intermediate/Difficult

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1.0 mile 1.6 kilometer loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 333' 101 m
Descent: -332' -101 m
High: 274' 83 m
Low: 132' 40 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 38% (21°)

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Trail shared by Zander Göpfert

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A quiet loop along a reclaimed section of the 19th-century Crescent City Plank Road.

Zander Göpfert

Features Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly A short loop with some elevation and steeper grades but lots to explore including a couple benches commemorating Dorothy and Murray Leiffer Grove.

Description

Travel back in time on this loop trail that heads along a portion of the 19th-century Crescent City Plank Road as it heads into a canyon with access to the Ellsworth Loop Trail.

Old-growth redwoods rise above the forest floor, contributing to the numerous levels found in a nps.gov/media/video/view.ht…">climax forest.

Flora & Fauna

Hazel and vine maple with springtime blooms of clintonia, western burning bush, thimbleberry, red huckleberry, and western trillium and California bay and tanoak.

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Jul 9, 2016
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