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Mount Chemise Vista Point Hike

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King Range Wilderness

Mount Chemise Vista Point Hike is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Whitethorn, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.

Distance: 4.8 miles Elevation Gain: 1,026 feet Route Type: Out & Back

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hiking
Tue May 14 2019

This was a very good, easy hike that left almost directly from the campsite we were at the night before. Although the low clouds blocked many of our views, the fast-moving, rapidly-morphing clouds were one of the coolest parts of the hike. As with almost everything in this park, the trail was overall damp, but I can't imagine it getting too muddy. We went a couple miles further than this route indicates, which took us downhill ~1000 ft that we then had to ascend on the way back. But it was very enjoyable. We could hear sea lions from all the way up at 1700ft!

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Sat May 25 2019

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Thu Jun 07 2018