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Trail

1.8 mile 2.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 535' 163 m
Descent: -46' -14 m
High: 1,222' 372 m
Low: 709' 216 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

Hike along a hillside with views of Portola Valley.

Miguel Vieira

Features Views · Wildflowers

Description

At the intersection with the Alpine Trail, the Old Spanish Trail climbs south up a forested hillside and winds around a small canyon. The trail then passes several well-signed junctions before turning southeast through patches grassland and chaparral with views of Palo Alto and nearby Foothills Park. The trail ends at Old Spanish Trail road.

Flora & Fauna

Coast live oak, madrone, and California bay in the forests. Coyote brush, toyon, and ceanothus in the chaparral.

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