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Best trails in Pescadero Creek County Park

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Looking for a great trail in Pescadero Creek County Park, California? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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 8 moderate trails in Pescadero Creek County Park ranging from 2.3 to 16.6 miles and from 252 to 2,014 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Tarwater Trail Loop
Pescadero Creek County Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
This is one of the better redwood hikes in the San Francisco Bay Area -- which is nice because not so long there was no forest left here: almost all of it had been clear-cut. The second-growth redwooShow more
#2 - Tarwater, Pomponio, and Canyon Trail Loop
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(53)
Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 53 m
Tarwater, Pomponio, and Canyon Trail Loop is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near La Honda, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#3 - Shingle Mill and Upper Coyote Ridge via Pomponio Trail
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(31)
Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
More than 90% of this trail is well shaded, so it will be a perfect outdoor experience if you would like to hike on a hot summer day.Show more
#4 - Pescadero Creek Trail
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(18)
Length: 16.5 mi • Est. 7 h 33 m
Note: As of June 2020, trail is closed about a mile and half in for construction. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#5 - Pomponio, Tarwater, Canyon, East Brook Trail Loop
Pescadero Creek County Park
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Length: 13.5 mi • Est. 6 h 57 m
Pomponio, Tarwater, Canyon, East Brook Trail Loop is a 13.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Loma Mar, California that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilShow more
#6 - Pescadero Creek and Brook Trail Loop
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(23)
Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 30 m
Pescadero Creek and Brook Trail Loop is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Loma Mar, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#7 - Old Haul Road
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(10)
Length: 16.5 mi • Est. 7 h 33 m
NOTE: As of June 2020, users have reported that a portion of Old Haul Road may be closed for construction. Please check with the park for more information. Old Haul Road is an old service road that iShow more
#8 - Butano Ridge Loop Trail
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(18)
Length: 16.6 mi • Est. 8 h 56 m
Please note: Old Haul Road is open but subject to periodic, temporary closures dependent on weather conditions. A long day's hike through some beautiful redwood and mixed forest areas. A lengthy hikShow more
#9 - Portola Trail
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(6)
Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Portola Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near La Honda, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options.Show more
#10 - Pomponio Trail
Pescadero Creek County Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(9)
Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 6 h 9 m
The Pomponio Trail is a pleasant loop that explores the Pescadeo Creek County Park. This is a good option for the whole family. You can access the Portola Redwoods State Park as well. Take the Old HaShow more
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