Backpack Pier to Ford Point on Santa Rosa Island

Backpack Pier to Ford Point on Santa Rosa Island

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Distance

19.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

3041 Feet

Activities

Camping, Photography, Running, Backpacking, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Expert

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Santa Rosa Island - Pier to Ford Point is a 19.6 mile backpacking trip or trail run on Santa Rosa Island in Channel Islands National Park.

The trail is open year-round and offers the chance to see incredible ocean views and wildlife. Occasionally, water is available at Clap Springs (a detour off Wreck Road by a couple of miles). Bring all the water you need to drink and cook - recommended 4 liters per day drinking minimum. 

Photo: Michael Field

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

19.6 Miles

Elevation Gain

3041 Feet

Activities

Camping, Photography, Running, Backpacking, Hiking, Fitness

Skill

Expert

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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