Hike the RIncon Fire Trail

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Added by Lucas Pols

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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Activities:

Chillin, Fitness, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Photography, Running

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

1 Miles

Elev. Gain:

300 Feet

Features:

Family Friendly
River
Scenic

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Added by Lucas Pols

Photographer with a passion for culture, travel, and exposing those who do good in the world LucasJPolsPhotography.com

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