Porter Trail

EASY 3 reviews

Porter Trail is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aptos, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
4.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
334 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Hike to the Porter Family picnic area via this trail. Walk past beautiful redwood trees and Aptos Creek

hiking
16 days ago

Some downed trees and 2 notices of active bee-yellow jacket nests. 2 easy stream crossings. Weeds encroaching on trail. Check for ticks!

hiking
Monday, July 03, 2017

Not very well maintained as of 7/1/17 and very overgrown with poison oak. Otherwise a cool trail. Only 1.5 miles per Nisene Marks map.

Monday, January 02, 2017