Hike the Rincon Fire Trail

Rincon Fire Trail

Distance

1 Miles

Elevation Gain

300 Feet

Activities

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

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Lucas Pols

Family Friendly
River
Scenic

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

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $100/night

Walkabout

Santa Cruz, California

From $120/night

Serene Redwood Retreat

Ben Lomond, California

From $176/night

Asilomar Hotel and Conference Grounds

Pacific Grove, California

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Overall rating: 

C L

about 1 year ago

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.

Distance

1 Miles

Elevation Gain

300 Feet

Activities

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

Skill

Beginner

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Lucas Pols

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