Best trails in Boulder Creek

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Looking for a great trail near Boulder Creek, California? AllTrails has 30 great hiking trails, running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Wilder Ranch State Park or Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Almaden Quicksilver County Park or McNee Ranch. Ready for some activity? There are 20 moderate trails in Boulder Creek ranging from 1.7 to 24.6 miles and from 967 to 2,490 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Boulder Creek
Top trails (30)
#1 - Berry Creek Falls Loop [CLOSED]
West Waddell Creek State Wilderness
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 6 h 5 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. During winter there might be closures in this area due to flooding Show more
#2 - Sequoia Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#3 - Sunset, Berry Creek Falls and Howard King Trail Loop [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 10.5 mi • Est. 6 h 7 m
As of Feb 05, 2020, users have reported that there are temporary closures in this area. Please consult the park's website before visiting.Show more
#4 - Skyline to the Sea and Meteor Trail Loop [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Please note as of September 2019, approximately 1 mile of the Skyline to Sea Trail is closed south of Park Headquarters from the Hihn Hammond Connector Trail to the Sunset Connector Trail due to stormShow more
#5 - Berry Creek Falls Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
This is an alternative to the much more popular Berry Creek Falls Loop, which can also be found on AllTrails. This trail goes to the falls and then back to the parking area.Show more
#6 - Sempervirens Falls Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
An easy stroll on the Sequoia Trail leads to the picturesque Semperviren Falls. Dogs are allowed in the campsites, picnic areas, and on paved roads only.Show more
#7 - Redwood Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
See some of the world's tallest trees along this easy, well-maintained hiking trail. A great hike for young kids. The Redwood Trail at Big Basin Redwoods State Park loop offers easy access to some ofShow more
#8 - Big Basin to Sunset Camp via Sunset Trail [CLOSED]
West Waddell Creek State Wilderness
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Show more
#9 - Dool Trail, Meteor Trail and Sequoia Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355Show more
#10 - Buzzard's Roost via Pine Mountain Trail [CLOSED]
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
Hike up Pine Mountain to Buzzard's Roost Lookout at 2150ft A hiking only trailShow more
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