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Best trails in El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve

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Looking for a great trail in El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve, California? AllTrails has 20 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve ranging from 4 to 13 miles and from 2,185 to 2,417 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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2,817 acres
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Top trails (20)
#1 - Tafoni and Fir Trail
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
This pleasant route offers, cool redwood canyons that transition to either mixed evergreen forest or chaparral as one travels up the drier, warmer ridges. There are views toward the San Mateo Coast, iShow more
#2 - El Corte de Madera Creek - Resolution Trail
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 3 h 1 m
The trails oscillate up and down a lot. At the base of the Vista Point detour, there is a placard with information about the flight that crashed there in 1953. A beautiful tree-covered hike, a perfectShow more
#3 - Tafoni Loop
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 5 m
Tafoni Loop is a 4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, runniShow more
#4 - El Corte Madera Creek Trail and Tafoni Trail Loop
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
El Corte Madera Creek Trail and Tafoni Trail Loop is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. ThShow more
#5 - Sierra Morena, Gordan Mill, Crosscut, Timberview, and Steam Donkey Trail Loop
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 41 m
Sierra Morena, Gordan Mill, Crosscut, Timberview, and Steam Donkey Trail Loop is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features a great forest setting Show more
#6 - El Corte De Madera Loop- Tafoni Trail, Methuselah Trail, Gordon Mill Trail
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 13 mi • Est. 6 h 49 m
El Corte De Madera Loop- Tafoni Trail, Methuselah Trail, Gordon Mill Trail is a 13 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and Show more
#7 - Gordon Mill to Timberview to Virginia Mill and Lawrence Creek Loop
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 14.1 mi • Est. 7 h 46 m
Due to COVID-19 trails in this preserve are closed on weekends and are temporarily closed to bikes and horses. Specific info regarding further restrictions can be found here: https://www.openspace.orgShow more
#8 - Timberview Trail
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
Timberview Trail is a 5.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#9 - Fir Trail and Tafoni Trail
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Fir Trail and Tafoni Trail is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilyShow more
#10 - Fir to Methuselah to Tafoni Loop
El Corte De Madera Creek Open Space Preserve
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Fir to Methuselah to Tafoni Loop is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Redwood City, California that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarShow more
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