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Half Knob Trail #9W35

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Trail

0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer loop
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 32' 10 m
Descent: -39' -12 m
High: 5,695' 1,736 m
Low: 5,658' 1,725 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

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Trail shared by Alan Coles

A short loop trail near campground and day use area.

Alan Coles

Features Birding

Family Friendly An easy trail suitable for small children.

Adventure Pass required for parking.

Description

This is a short and easy loop in a forest of oaks and pines next to the visitor center, cafe, and day use area. The trail starts and ends about 100 feet west (downhill) from the cafe. The trail gently climbs up and back along the side of the knob, just above the cabins.

Flora & Fauna

Oaks, Jeffrey pines.

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#11

in Pleasant View

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in Pleasant View

#3,114

in California

#25,414

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Half Knob Trail is mostly under oak and pine canopy.
Feb 16, 2018 near Wrightwood, CA
Start of Cedar Canyon Trail from Crystal Lake Road.
Jan 21, 2018 near Wrightwood, CA
Start of trail near cafe
Feb 16, 2018 near Wrightwood, CA

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