Strenuous but rewarding day hike or backpacking trip in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

The Westridge-Henry Creek trail is a 15.3 mile loop just outside of Davenport. The trail runs alongside a river for a while. The elevation gain on this hike is killer but the ocean views are well worth it.  

Also no dogs are allowed here :(

Photos: Zphaze

Pack List

  • Map -- you can pick one up at park headquarters
  • Sunscreen (you will be exposed on the top of the ridge)
  • Hiking boots or sturdy trail runners
  • Lots of water (3-4L)
  • Map
  • Rain coat in winter months 
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RT Distance 15.3 Miles
Elevation Gain 3704 Feet
Activities Running, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Expert
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Easy Parking


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