Trail 41 and Trail 36 Loop

MODERATE 41 reviews

Trail 41 and Trail 36 Loop is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Salinas, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 9.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,243 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

partially paved

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no shade

hiking
2 months ago

I love it is a good work out for people that wanted a long hike is very intense and beautiful views to enjoy.

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hiking
no shade
2 months ago

Not a bad hike, took me 3 hours with some detours. No shade, so bring sunscreen and a hat. There are some good views of rolling hills and such but if you are looking for water views head over to Toro and hike some of their more difficult trails.

hiking
bugs
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rocky
3 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Great trail beautiful weather helped too. Definitely some steep parts but great views and a wonderful experience- will definitely be back.

muddy
6 months ago

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running
Monday, August 20, 2018

Good trail! It has a good bit of more technical terrain, perfect for training.

hiking
Thursday, January 11, 2018

The BLM does a great job maintaining these trails and fostering an environment in which they are shared fairly by all different sorts of users, from horseback riders to mountain bikers. Everyone I have encountered was friendly—and you will encounter others, regardless of the time of day or year. The views, especially from Trail 41 out toward Toro Park, and especially in the spring or late rainy season, are incredible. Reminds me that the beauty of this valley has inspired a lot of art and literature. Most of the loop has wide, graded, gravel trails; some parts are even paved roads. Trail 41 is single track-ish—a little torn up by mountain bikes, but nothing the average horse or walker would have trouble navigating. Watch for ticks, as chamise is their favorite, and the park is dominated by chaparral and manzanita groves, dotted with beautiful live oaks that have not been affected (yet) by the ‘sudden oak death’ fungus.

hiking
Monday, November 14, 2016

I couldn't believe how beautiful the scenery is on this trail! It is now my favorite!

horseback riding
Saturday, June 11, 2016

Thought the horses were going to be buggary with the wind but it was great. Just a little windy, enough to stay cool, clear skies, minimal trail traffic and those that we did meet up with were friendly. Will definately be going again... Miles and miles of trails left to explore...

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Saturday, September 08, 2018

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