Alder Creek Loop Trail

MODERATE 5 reviews
#97 of 219 trails in

Alder Creek Loop Trail is a 15.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mariposa, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
15.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2,375 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

no dogs

Directions from South Entrance: Drive north on Highway 41 to Wawona, 7.5 miles. Turn right toward the Wawona District Office. The trailhead lies immediately east of the ranger office.

hiking
6 months ago

Beautiful waterfall about 3.8 miles into the hike. The trail recording that is posted is incorrect but if you follow the maintained trail you pick it back up. We were the only ones on this trail all day. Take water as the first mile is in direct sun because of the forest fires.

hiking
Sunday, July 31, 2011

Great trail, not as busy as most of the park

hiking
6 months ago

backpacking
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, October 11, 2016