Hike the Rincon Fire Trail

Santa Cruz, California

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

1 miles

Elevation Gain

300 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

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
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Features

Fitness
Chillin
Photography
Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Family Friendly
River
Scenic

Reviews

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

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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