Hurricane Deck Trail is a 26.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Los Olivos, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
Did a two day loop from trailhead at Sunset Valley Rd. to Manzana Schoolhouse, then hiked out Hurricane Deck to Portrero trail back to trailhead. Even though we had some rain in recent days, the trail was almost completely dry. Bring lots of water. There was no water at the schoolhouse campsite and definitely no water on Hurricane Deck. The hike in to MS was super easy and pleasant, but be prepared for elevation gain and some bushwhacking on the HD trail. Beautiful views make it worth the effort. Full loop was about 20 miles. I would do it again, but bring more water and leave my dog at home--he was exhausted by the end of the hike.
Beautiful views, varied terrain, and really warm weather. Bring plenty of water !
Went backpacking here and loved the elevation gain nearly killed me but the views were completely worth it!