Explore the best trails near Morgan Hill with detailed reviews, photos, trail maps, and driving directions curated by hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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hiking
23 days ago

The waterfall loop trail is my favorite. The waterfalls are beautiful and make great photos. This hike is very fun for kids of all ages. The views are great. This is one of my favorite places to hike in the area

hiking
23 days ago

I've been on this hike many times and it is by far my favorite hike in the Bay Area. It is a challenge and quite terrifying if you are scared of heights but definitely worth doing. There is a rope to hold on to for the steep inclinations if you need. The view is breathtaking especially if you hike at sunrise or sunset. At the summit you can see all of Silicon Valley. My personal favorite is hiking el toro in the rain. It's so muddy but such a great experience.

Nice and shady. Beautiful, easy hike with kids (ages 5 and 12). The signage isn't the best so take a map.

beautiful hike along the creek... lots of waterfalls. We hiked to the hothouse and back.

hiking
28 days ago

We went in the reverse direction, which got cutoff out of the way earlier in the hike. I strongly recommend adding the additional couple of miles to take as many of the side single-tracks as possible: flat frog trail, jackass trail, china hole up to manzanita point, either springs trail or forest trail. you'll encounter more poison oak, but being off of the roads is worth it, and it's only an extra mile or so, with no additional elevation to speak of. Poverty Flat rd. to finish is a bit brutal.

hiking
1 month ago

The is one of the most challenging hikes in the bay area. It is not overly long but incredibly steep and remote. fantastic views of the Henry Coe back country. Most probably you will not see anyone once you leave the visitor center. Go do it!

Great hike on a rainy day when you don't want to trek far but want to see something. The waterfalls and not large but are pretty. Stick to the trail near the river the road isn't all that interesting. We also went up the knobcone trail but didn't find it worth the effort. Not really any vistas up there and a very steep climb. Keep it simple and enjoy all the waterfalls.

2 months ago

Hike trail was closed, but I still went on the hike. By far one of the most amazing hikes I been on. Hiking up that steep incline, remember to bring gloves, you will need it to pull up that rope that was installed by hikers.

Early September and yet the spring fed creek is enough for most of the waterfalls along this trail to be active. A shady trail, dusty yes, but the sound of running water in the creek made for a very serene hike. Not crowded, easy parking in day lot. Next time we will explore the longer trails...

Discovered Alltrails.com today! A great resource!

hiking
3 months ago

Nice hike, well shaded and not many people if you start early. will have to come back when the water levels are higher

hiking
3 months ago

The Blue Ridge road / trail has some of the most beautiful views in the Bay Area. Note that Mt.Sizer is not where the free park brochure's map indicates. Also, if you're hoping to pick up a good topo map at the HQ, it may not be open if you get there early (I didn't check beforehand; I got there around 7am and it was closed). There's a decent amount of shade on most parts of this route, and overall, was a day well spent.

good trail for the area...small waterfall and short trail however I didn't hike farther out because the provided maps didn't show that much info

trail running
3 months ago

Beautiful

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