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Bedford Peak Trail

Silverado, California

based on 1 reviews



6.78 miles

Elevation Gain

1972 ft

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The Bedford Peak Trail in Silverado, California is a challenging hike that offers a variety of natural features. The trail spans 6.78 miles round trip and has an elevation gain of 1,972 feet. It is rated as difficult due to its steep inclines and rocky terrain. The trail begins in a dense oak woodland before ascending to a ridge with panoramic views of the Santa Ana Mountains. Hikers will pass through a variety of ecosystems, including chaparral and pine forests. The trail's namesake, Bedford Peak, is the highest point and offers a 360-degree view of the surrounding area. Hikers should be prepared for a strenuous climb and bring plenty of water, especially during the summer months. The trail is well-marked but can be slippery in wet conditions. It is recommended to start early in the day to avoid the heat and to have enough time to complete the hike. Despite its difficulty, the Bedford Peak Trail is a rewarding hike with diverse scenery and stunning views.
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Bedford Peak Trail Reviews

This trail is a real beauty in the simplicity of it. The hike starts out right at the beginning of the Maple Springs Truck Trail and its a pretty straightforward zig zag up the side of the mountains and through the woods. Views throughout are gorgeous. Trail can get a little rutted after big rains and watch out for the occasional mountain biker coming down, but this trail is a steady, fun route the whole way up.

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