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#20 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

1,225 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, California? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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 4 moderate trails in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park ranging from 2.9 to 14.1 miles and from 383 to 3,011 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Situated in northern California wine country, Robert Louis Stevenson State Park offers miles of trails through rough, tree covered terrain. The most popular activity here is climbing to the top of Mount Saint Helena. This route can be found on AllTrails. Visitors to the park will find forests, canyons, wildflowers, and historical resources including monuments to Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Map of trails in Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
Park information
Acreage:
5,272 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
707-942-4575
Helpful links
Top trails (7)
#1 - Mount Saint Helena Trail
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 5 h 10 m
Take in awesome views on a hike to the summit of the highest peak in the California Wine Country. You might forget you came for the wine when you gaze upon the stunning panorama at the 4,342 summit oShow more
#2 - Oat Hill Mine Trail
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 14.1 mi • Est. 7 h 19 m
During the COVID-19 pandemic the Robert Louis Stevenson Park parking has been overcrowded. Please avoid RLS State Park for the time being and choose alternate trails if you need to get out to a park. Show more
#3 - Table Rock and Palisades Trail to Oat Hill Mine
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 19.8 mi • Est. 10 h 59 m
Use the parking area at the top of the Calistoga Grade/Lake County Highway. Follow the signs for the Table Rock Trail. You will pass through an area known as the Labyrinth, it will be self explanatoryShow more
#4 - Table Rock Trail
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
The trail starts at the crest of SR 29 between Calistoga and Clear Lake. It is in undeveloped Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, which does not even have maps online. The trail is labeled on on the Show more
#5 - Bald Hill via Widow Maker and Oat Mine Trail
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
This trail is about 50/50 in the shade and sun which is nice during cooler days, but can be a bit hot in the summer. The views are amazing. At about 2.5 mile, you start to see really incredible views Show more
#6 - Oat Hill Mine Road: Aetna Springs Trailhead
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
Oat Hill Mine Road: Aetna Springs Trailhead is a 7.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Pope Valley, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The Show more
#7 - Stevenson Memorial Trail
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
This is a single track trail that goes from the road up to the fire road that goes up Mt. Saint Helena. Alternatively, you could take the fire road the whole way, by starting about a quarter mile nortShow more