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Oak Canyon Trail

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Trail

1.3 mile 2.1 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 197' 60 m
Descent: -22' -7 m
High: 703' 214 m
Low: 511' 156 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by John McKinney

An easy climb from the parking area to the upper end of Vista Ridge Trail.

John McKinney

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Easy grades.

Trails may be closed for three days after rain.

Description

Oak Canyon Trail is a 1.3 mile long hike along the western edge of the park. The Trail follows a creek through oak groves past a couple side trails. There is an old cattle pond at the northern end of the trail that often draws wildlife when seasonal rains replenish the water.

Thanks to John McKinney, The Trailmaster, for sharing this trail description. To learn more about trails in California, check out his guides at The Trailmaster Store.

Flora & Fauna

Oak trees, wildflowers, butterflies, and maybe deers, rabbits, snakes, etc.

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Aug 10, 2019
Jennifer Kim
Cut up Vista Ridge all the way to the lookout and came back down on Oak Canyon. Wish we had more time to look at the gardens at the visitor's center. 2.7mi

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