Huckleberry Nature Path Trail

EASY 90 reviews

Huckleberry Nature Path Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Canyon, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

2.3 miles
400 feet

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running




wild flowers


no dogs

A short loop option that explores the beauty of the botanic regional preserve. Start from the Skyline Blvd staging area and loop around on the Huckleberry trail.

Awesome plant life, and Banana Slugs.

21 days ago

Trail is narrow at times which can be problematic if you don’t like heights. Overall very nice and not too difficult. Incline at the end will get you breathing hard!

3 months ago

Nice variety of flora and fauna, great long views.

3 months ago

easy hike, very green, shady in most parts. great panoramic view that you can see all the way to the bay

4 months ago

Covered, narrow, peaceful and fairly gentle.

6 months ago

This is a relatively easy and short hike, but what I love about it is it is cool during the summer and has a nice variety of plants like Manzanita and Huckleberry, and many wildflowers in the spring.

6 months ago

Great short hike easily accessible to Oakland. There at a few hills so you can still get a bit of a good workout in.

6 months ago

Not as easy as expected and wondered if we would make it. We did and grateful for the experience.

7 months ago

Lovely and easy hike. Very shaded and flat. The path is narrow so be mindful where you step. There is a gap in the trail on the lower huckleberry path, but it's not difficult to get over. If you go counter clockwise, the last quarter mile is somewhat steep and gets the blood pumping. Great way to finish!

8 months ago

Gorgeous. Ferns and creeks.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

narrow all around. green canopy all overhead. very enjoyable. moderate climbs.

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Nice little short and easy hike almost completely in the shade. If you want to do longer hikes there are good connectors on both ends. Can be combined quite nicely with Redwood or Sibley. And huckleberries are pretty tasty...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Quite narrow, mostly shaded, not many spots for views, no views that impressive. Took the baby in the stroller, that was tough, won't do that again. Trail is really only wide enough for 1 person.

Monday, August 08, 2016

This trail was narrow, secluded and shaded in the woods. Hiking it during the weekdays would be less crowded.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Narrow paths, sometimes a little daunting where it's open to the downward side or where the path is slick. Wished I'd had on better shoes or a walking stick. Wider paths if you detour down toward lower Pinehurst, but then a nice uphill back. Mostly shady, but the seating area at marker 6 that some have mentioned is not (view instead). About dogs, pamphlet says not permitted in Huckleberry except if passing though on the Skyline National Trail; did see 4 dogs on the lower path today.

Monday, July 04, 2016

Narrow in parts. Bring good shoes.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Great for a hot day with lots of shade. The perfect birthday hike; even with the trail renovations! Only thing is; the trail says no dogs allowed but on All Trails it says they are.

Monday, May 30, 2016


Monday, May 23, 2016

Neat trail when it's hot out, forest smells, flora and fauna

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