Great hike in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park next to the San Lorenzo River.

The Rincon Fire Trail Starts at a small dirt parking lot next to CA-9 and traverses down the mountain to the San Lorenzo River Connecting with the Pipeline Trail. The trail can be a simple one of a mile out and back or up to 5 miles depending on your preference. The elevation will change by about 300 feet, and the trail can be slippery when wet so take caution

Rincon Road to the San Lorenzo River is 0.5 miles. Additional destination distances are outlined below:

  • Buckeye Trail: 0.5 Miles
  • Diversion Dam Trail: 0.9 Miles
  • Ridge Road: 1.9 Miles
  • River Trail: 2.2 Miles
  • Pipeline Road: 2.5 Miles

Pack List

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
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RT Distance 1 Miles
Elevation Gain 300 Feet
Activities Chillin, Photography, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Family Friendly
River
Scenic

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Excellent Area!

The trails are well maintained, and there is variation in what length of trail you want to do. Offers beautiful views of nature.


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