Hike the Stebbins Cold Canyon Loop

San Francisco Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve Trail

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This 4.5 mile loop hike offers a gorgeous birds-eye view of Lake Berryessa.

Stebbins Cold Canyon is a great day hike for all skill levels, accessible year round, and offers an abundance of wild flower viewing, including the California poppy. Tog get to the hike, head about 8 miles west of Winters, CA, where a silver fire gate marks the main entrance to the Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve. The trailhead is a 10-minute walk from the entrance.

Poison oak is abundant and rattle snakes among other poisonous snakes are native to this area, so keep an eye out!

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Activities:

Photography, Running, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

4.5 Miles

Elev. Gain:

350 Feet

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Features:

Easy Parking
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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How to Get There

about 2 months ago

Great In/out Hike

This area is quintessential NorCal and the mileage/elevation is enough to bring newcomers and residents together looking to substitute a workout with outdoor activity and time shared with others. Juice is worth the squeeze on this hike.

about 2 months ago

Added by Emily Kent

A girl with a photo habit who loves nature a whole lot. A Minnesota native in northern California. Other loves of mine are my two little girls, my hubby, camping, hiking, surfing, singing, cycling, swimming and a good hoppy IPA. Instagram @emilyelizabeth.115

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