Redwood Canyon Trails

MODERATE 41 reviews

Redwood Canyon Trails is a 10.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Stony Creek Village, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
10.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2185 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

no dogs

Redwood Canyon, located near Grant Grove Village in Kings Canyon National Park, CA, provides three loop trails of 6.4, 6.5, and 10 miles. The trail is primarily used for hiking.

hiking
3 months ago

Stunning hike. Was tired by the end but a very good tired. Saw only a handful of people until I reached the Sugar Bowl. Spectacular views everywhere you look. Would do this hike again anytime.

backpacking
3 months ago

Good place for an easy backpack. There are a couple of streams for water and lots of shade. The forest floor has a lot of sticks on it so finding a campsite took some looking.

backpacking
6 months ago

Amazing !!!

backpacking
6 months ago

Very beautiful trail! I would definitely say that this is a "moderate" trail, not too easy but not difficult either. Perfect for those who want to see the nice scenery and get a nice walk going. We took Hart trail and looped around to the Sugarbowl trail. Definitely bring a headwrap or a scarf because there are tons and tons of mosquitoes and other bugs flying around! Start early to give yourself enough time to stop and enjoy the scenery and take photos :)

6 months ago

Have you seen huge trees before? No .. no you haven't. After this hike you can say yes. Pretty sure these trees are pumped with roids.

backpacking
7 months ago

Great hiking with tons of huge trees and amazing views. A must do if you are in Kings Canyon/Sequoia National Park.

7 months ago

hiked the whole loop 6-8-17....nice day mid 70s. great views lots of wild flowers and I just never get enough of the trees they are just awesome. it's a great moderate hike. map says 10 miles but there is another part to it that adds another 3 miles. we started on the sugar bowl trail which is up hill from the start and came out on the hart tree trail 13 miles total..next time I think I will start the hart tree side first so it's downhill on the last stretch instead of climbing from the beginning then agian comeing out.

8 months ago

Hiked this today (5/6) and the weather was much less than desirable (33 when we finished). Parked at quail flats and walked about 2 miles down the road to the trailhead as a park ranger told us to do-- conditions were totally safe to park at the trailhead though. We hiked an additional 3 miles crossed a stream and kind of seemed to lose the trail. There are some signs but not tons. There was a lot of fog which was beautiful but lacked sunshine

The tress are gorgeous!

Easy hike down and the hike up is moderate-- pretty much making up the elevation the whole time! I'm an avid crossfitter and in pretty good shape and the hike up was a solid moderate:)

Tip: in kings canyon and sequoia you are at elevation--- water water water! And prepare for it to be chilly!

hiking
Monday, November 28, 2016

Beautiful, peaceful forest hike, nothing too steep. Incredible, ancient sequoias of course! Surprised this late in the year that the 2-mile dirt road was clear

hiking
Sunday, July 03, 2016

closed due to prescribed fire

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Extraordinary!

hiking
Monday, January 04, 2016

It's like heaven fell onto the earth. Mostly shaded trails, well broken in and quite easy honestly. You walk on soft pine needles. Plenty of giant boulders. One of the best hikes of my life.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

This is a great day hike with a few points of interest and some rad Sequoia groves. We did the Hart Tree part of the loop before hiking back to the parking area using the Redwood Creek trail. The 6.5 mile loop took us about 3 hours at a pretty casual pace. Next time we'll plan for a little more time and complete the entire Redwood Mountain Loop.

hiking
Monday, July 27, 2015

It was nice. Mostly shaded trails. The trail was a bit more then easy. I would rate as medium. Lots of ladybugs by the creek about half way in the loop. The dirt road to the parking area was bumpy.

hiking
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

My wife and i completed this trail on Sunday 01/25/2015. The trail was beautiful. Lots of sequoias, some small creaks, and LOTS of lady bugs. All in all, it was a great way to spend a Sunday!

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

There are 16 miles of trails starting here but we did the 6.4 miles of Sugar Bowl loop. I particularly enjoyed the first half that takes you uphill through groves of Sequoias. There's an overlook of Big Baldy which was alright, before descending into the canyon. The rest if the hike was ok with some Sequoias here and there. The drive to the trailhead was a bumpy 10 min dirt road from the main hwy with quite a few nice looking sequoias along the way. No cell reception so beware. Came across a young Rattler on the trail. Great hike.

hiking
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

I just loved it !!!

hiking
Sunday, February 16, 2014

I did one of these trails "can't recall which one" it's very nice... but coming up was pretty difficult it was somewhat steep and plenty of lose rocks so watch your step

hiking
Sunday, July 29, 2012

This is a beautiful hike through Sequoia groves. About 5 miles from Grant Grove Village heading toward Sequoia NP on Generals Highway you will turn south and drive down a winding dirt road for about 2 miles to get to the trail. There are options for loops that vary from about 6.5 miles to over 10 miles. If you don't have time for the the entire hike enjoy a walk in then return the way you came. It's well worth it even if you don't choose to hike one of the loops. A magical forest without the crowds found on the more popular trails.

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