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Best trails in Felton

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Looking for a great trail near Felton, California? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 Castle Rock State Park or Wilder Ranch State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like West Waddell Creek State Wilderness or Almaden Quicksilver County Park. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Felton ranging from 1.5 to 9.7 miles and from 255 to 1,883 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 Felton
Top trails (22)
#1 - Fall Creek and Lost Empire Trail Loop
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 4 h 54 m
The Fall Creek trail follows Fall Creek up the drainage. Explore this beautiful babbling creek and the natural surrounding of Henry Cowell Redwood State Park. Note that you may need to do a little ofShow more
#2 - Fall Creek to Lime Kilns Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
Visit the industrial legacy of the Bay Area amid a lush redwood forest north of Santa Cruz. There's not much left of the 19th century lime processing industry of the San Francisco Bay Area. ProcessinShow more
#3 - Redwood Grove Loop Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 21 m
The Redwood Grove Loop Trail showcases the tallest measured tree in the park and the two trees with the widest circumferences. Known as the Mother, Father, and Santa Clara Trees, these famous redwoodsShow more
#4 - Cape Horn Loop
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Cape Horn Loop is a 3.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Felton, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkinShow more
#5 - Pipeline Road Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
The Pipeline Ridge Road Trail bisects the entire section of Henry Cowell Redwood State park. Hike from the Park Office and Entrance Station all the way through to the Horse Grounds. This trail offers Show more
#6 - Ox Road Trail to Garden of Eden
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 43 m
The Ox trail follows the San Lorenzo River for a beautiful stretch of trail. enjoy the dappled light from big leaf maples and alder trees. Keep your eyes out for deer. birds, and other signs of wildlShow more
#7 - Fall Creek Trail to Ridge Trail Loop
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Fall Creek Trail to Ridge Trail Loop is a 4.2 mile loop trail located near Felton, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#8 - Henry Cowell Observation Deck Loop
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Dogs are only allowed on the Pipeline Road. Please keep in mind that dogs are not allowed for most of the hike, including up to the observation tower.Show more
#9 - West Ridge Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 40 m
The West Ridge Trail explores the Fall Creek Unit. The trail traverses the ridge above Fall Creek. Enjoy views of the beautiful Fall Creek, and keep your eyes open for deer, and hawks soaring above.Show more
#10 - Eagle Creek Trail
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
Eagle Creek Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Felton, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
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