Hike the Mine Hill Trail Loop

Mine Hill Trail Loop - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Mine Hill Trail Loop is an 8.2 mile trail offering expansive views, easily accessible from the Bay Area.

The Mine Hill Trail Loop features beautiful wildflowers in the spring and some wildlife. The trail is used for hikers, trail runners and dog walkers. The hike tours what was once one of the largest mercury-mining operations in the world. 

Photos: J Maughn and Tom Hilton

Distance

8.2 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

1847 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Fitness, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby
Groups
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Walkabout

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Community Photos

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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