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Hitchcock Meadow is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cedar Grove, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until August.

Length 1.2 mi Elevation gain 236 ft Route type Out & Back

Hiking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

No dogs

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Frank Kehl
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We did this hike in conjunction with the Big Stump Grove Loop. The Hitchcock Meadow Trail isn't signed very well, which probably accounts for the lack of hikers. Solitude and a pleasant walk in the woods are the main attractions here. The trail itself gradually descends out of Kings Canyon National Park and into adjacent Forest Service lands in the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Hitchcock Meadow is reached in about a mile from the trailhead. Although the trail continues beyond this point, it's a good place to turn around. The trail is also designated for snowshoe and cross-county ski travel, so you'll see plenty of orange disks on trees along the route.

Scott Davis
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This was the very first Alltrails trail I have ever tried out. The trail itself was well worn and very easy to follow. The trip itself was very interesting because, along the trail, are remnants of the fire that burned in the area a couple of years ago. The meadow itself was lush and beautiful, with large stumps, a small creek, and tall grass. This trip was myself, my wife, and our 3 and 6 year old children; nobody had difficulty with this trail. If you're in the area, it's definitely worth a walk! I will be coming back here again either on a cloudy day or perhaps sunset time to get photographs when the light is less harsh.

Adrianna Mackeown
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manuel Salvatierra
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Michael Waxman
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Taylor Reynolds
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christina jones
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