Bear Gulch Trail

MODERATE 39 reviews
#5 of 23 trails in

Bear Gulch Trail is a 1.9 mile loop trail located near Paicines, California and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and rock climbing and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
1.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
285 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

hiking

rock climbing

no dogs

Directions from Bear Gulch Visitor Center: Follow Moses Spring Trail southward .6 miles to the caves.

12 days ago

hiking
15 days ago

hiking
22 days ago

hiking
25 days ago

hiking
28 days ago

2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

backpacking
3 months ago

3 months ago

4 months ago

4 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Hiked up to the reservoir through the cave

hiking
6 months ago

6 months ago

great hike. loved this park.

6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

Easy trail passes through caves (you'll need a flashlight) but it's well paved and a few sections have a metal railing. Pretty reservoir view. Easy hike.