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Franklin Ridge Loop Trail

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Trail

2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer loop
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Elevation

Ascent: 426' 130 m
Descent: -425' -130 m
High: 610' 186 m
Low: 183' 56 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (4°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

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Trail shared by Donovan Fitzgerald

This 2.1-mile loop takes you around Franklin Ridge and provides great views of the surrounding hills and the strait.

Donovan Fitzgerald

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Kids can easily handle this trail's moderate grades and manageable length.

Description

This 2.1-mile loop takes you around Franklin Ridge on smooth doubletrack and provides great views of the surrounding hills and strait. The trail can be accessed from various area trails, and along the north side of the ridge you can choose to hike down any one of four spurs that provide some privacy for enjoying the views of the strait. The southern portion of the loop follows a creek up a valley on its way back up to the ridge.

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Apr 10, 2017
Donovan Fitzgerald
A nice loop around the ridge that provides great views of the hills and the strait. The backside has you follow a creek up the valley to the ridge. 2.1mi

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Soak up verdant, pastoral views from the Franklin Ridge Loop Trail.
Apr 11, 2017 near Martinez, CA
Heading out of the valley on Franklin Ridge Loop Trail.
Apr 11, 2017 near Martinez, CA

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