Woodland Star Trail
ElevationAscent: 173' 53 m
Descent: -2' -1 m
High: 607' 185 m
Low: 434' 132 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)
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“A shaded trail along a creek bed before rising to a hill with beautiful views.”— David Hitchcock
Wildflowers can be seen in the early spring on either side of the trail. The trail takes a couple of switchbacks before emerging on a ridge that that offers great views of the forests and surrounding areas. Birds can be seen flying around the area before the trail meets up with the Meadowlark Trail under a big shade tree where a bench provides an opportunity to rest and take in the view.
Once you have taken a break and possibly had a snack, you can turn back and retrace your steps. Another option is to take the Meadowlark Trail and explore other areas of the park.
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Land Manager: City of Palo Alto, CA - Open Space and Preserves