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Prairie Creek Trail

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4.3 Miles 6.9 Kilometers


97%

Runnable

391' 119 m

Ascent

-163' -50 m

Descent

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

376' 115 m

High

148' 45 m

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A true adventure, this trail leads through gorgeous redwood forests and past stunning coastal streams full of fish.

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The Prairie Creek Trail should rank high on any list of great must-dos in Redwood National Park.

Starting at the Prairie Creek Visitor Center, follow the trail north as it winds through towering redwoods and past a glassy creek. Along the way, keep your eyes peeled for cutthroat trout and steelhead resting their tired muscles in the stream's deep pools.

Midway down the trail, you'll reach a spur for the Corkscrew Tree, a towering behemoth with a set of four intertwined trunks.

On the second half of the trail, expect it to continue in typical form to its terminus at an intersection with Zig Zag No. 2.

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