Big Tree Cricle Trail

EASY 16 reviews

Big Tree Cricle Trail is a 0.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Orick, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
0.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
32 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

old growth

no dogs

The "Big Tree Loop" is one of the largest and most accessible of the giant coastal redwoods in the area. If you want a quick walk out to one of the closest big trees, then check out this hike! It's just over a half mile to go around the loop, but you can get to the tree in old a couple minutes from the parking lot if you're toting kids or short for time.

hiking
10 days ago

Gotta see the tree!

walking
30 days ago

1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

3 months ago

Super short but worth the stop. There's little else in the world that feels as amazing as walking through an incredibly dense forest amongst the redwoods. These trees are huge and Big Tree is freakin' gigantic.

walking
3 months ago

Very easy trail for anyone to enjoy, short and other than the "Big Tree" it's just another Redwoods Forest Hike!

8 months ago

Beautiful trail. I had a 6 & 4 year old with me and they loved it. I needed something safe and not too strenuous for the 4 year old. This one was perfect. By the way did I mention how beautiful it was?

walking
10 months ago

a long time ago.....and again today.

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Thursday, September 22, 2016

hiking
Friday, August 05, 2016

Short easy trail the starts and ends at the Big Tree

http://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/415/files/PrairieCreekSPWebBrochure2014.pdf

hiking
Sunday, June 26, 2016

Just inside the entrance of the park, this is a nice 0.8 mile trail to/ around "Big Tree." Which, there is a parking lot for.. But let's get real, we all park at the ranger station cause we're there to hike!

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Great little trail. It's really short but once you're in you almost feel like you've hiked in miles because the forest is so thick. It's great for a short walk.

hiking
Monday, July 28, 2014

A short loop near the Big Tree in Prairie Creek Redwoods state park. Lots of pretty redwoods.