Hike the Rincon Fire Trail

Rincon Fire Trail - Search Nearby - 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
Distance

1 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

300 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

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

Family Friendly
River
Scenic

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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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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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