Big Basin and Castle Rock Loop

MODERATE 44 reviews
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Big Basin and Castle Rock Loop is a 7.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Saratoga, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
7.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1469 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

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19 days ago

This was a decent hike with some excellent overlooks. However, it doesn't mention in the description that a good portion of the hike is on pavement through a neighborhood. The rest of the hike was nice, though.

24 days ago

Nice trail with lots of shades. Not much elevation gain. Finished in 3 hours

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1 month ago

Pretty easy trail. Not sure why it's rated as hard

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2 months ago

great trail, beware of tick

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