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Heron Point Trail

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Map Key

2.8

Miles

4.5

KM

Point to Point

1,287' 392 m

High

1,081' 330 m

Low

404' 123 m

Up

222' 68 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Lake · Views · Wildlife

Need to Know

Ample parking at trailhead. While bathrooms are typically closed, there is one port-o-let that is always available.

Flora & Fauna

Wildflowers—blue lupine, mules ears—in the spring. Deer are fairly common; a bobcat is a rarity. Red tailed hawks, heron are routinely seen.

Contacts

Land Manager: USBR - New Melones Lake

Shared By:

Bill Donahoe

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Jan 1, 2021
Jana DuMond
Lovely sunset hike along the lake. 4.5mi — 1h 30m
Oct 17, 2020
Kristina Wolf