ElevationAscent: 314' 96 m
Descent: -667' -203 m
High: 2,958' 902 m
Low: 2,304' 702 m
GradeAvg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)
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“A very popular trail on the east side of the Ashland watershed, connecting Waterline to Alice in Wonderland to 2060.”— Torsten Heycke
Bears, deer, and cougars have been spotted on or near this trail. This trail is usually below the snow zone in the winter and continues to get frequent use all year-round.
Poison oak thrives in and around this trail. Several artworks appear along the bottom of the trail near Waterline.
Other Trail Connections About two-thirds up the trail on the right is the Snark Trail which will loop back down to the Waterline Trail. Just above this intersection is the Red Queen trail. And, after a few more switchbacks, you reach the Gryphon Trail, which connects back to the Red Queen trail to make a good loop.
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