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West Shore Trail

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Trail

0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 27' 8 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 458' 140 m
Low: 430' 131 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

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Trail shared by Wendy Wheeler

This is the best trail in the park.

Wendy Wheeler

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Wildlife

Dogs are not allowed in the lake.

Need to Know

Fishing and swimming can be off limits due to algae. Check the website for the current status.

Description

This trail has it all—blackberries, fishing piers, redwood trees, a variety of birds, occasional otters, flowers, and the lake!

This is an urban area, so you'll hear highway noise.

Flora & Fauna

Oaks, redwoods, flowers, French broom, blackberries and more can be found here.

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Picnic area
May 13, 2018 near Piedmont, CA
Stream that feeds Lake Temescal
May 13, 2018 near Piedmont, CA
Lake Temescal
May 13, 2018 near Piedmont, CA
A perfect day
May 13, 2018 near Piedmont, CA
Fishing pier on the lake
May 12, 2018 near Piedmont, CA
Time to hug a redwood
May 13, 2018 near Piedmont, CA

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