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Easy trail, no one there at 5pm on Friday. Although there were not many redwoods and the lake is more of a swamp. The trail length on my gps was 1.5 out and back.

Wunderlich is a hidden gem. The trails intersect at various points and it's easy to map out a 2 mile hike or a one that's 10 miles. Most of the trails are shaded, which makes a huge difference on a hot day like today. It was a busy day when we visited, but the trails didn't feel busy, and finding a spot to park on the street was no problem. The trails are well maintained. There are few flat spots, so it can be a bit of a workout. Overall, a great experience.

Bathroom and water fountain at the head
A bit smelly due to horses

trail running
3 months ago

Beautiful trail - nice redwood groves and meadows. I went counterclockwise and it was a steep climb - I think the climb might be slightly less steep, but a longer climb ,going clockwise.

Obnoxious large groups of horse riders spoil the trail for everyone

Beautiful redwoods! Beware the horse poop.

hiking
8 months ago

Short hike, beautiful, quiet and convenient to drive to. Park at the bottom of the park and go upward. I find it easier when I can run down the hill. Met a local once on the trail and she didn't seem happy that too many people were finding about the trail and were leaving trash behind.

on Thornewood Trail

walking
8 months ago

Short walk in the woods. No particular highlight but convenient to drive to.

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