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Sunset Trail

Intermediate

Trail

4.6 mile 7.4 kilometer point to point
80% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 948' 289 m
Descent: -1,062' -324 m
High: 1,295' 395 m
Low: 594' 181 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

Run through scenic redwood groves on the way to the Berry Creek Falls Trail.

Miguel Vieira

Features River/Creek

Description

From the start of the Sunset Trail at a junction with the Dool Trail, climb a forested hillside to the unpaved Middle Ridge Road. Cross the road, then continue through open redwood forest for two miles. Descend to West Waddell Creek and cross it over a bridge. Pass the turn off for the Timms Creek Trail and climb again. Cross small Berry Creek and then enter an open woodland of chaparral and Douglas-firs with some of the only views on this trail. At the junction with the Berry Creek Falls Trail, turn right and head toward Sunset Trail Camp, where the trail ends.

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#567

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#6,112

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Photos

Fog drifts through the mountains on a rainy day in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
Jan 27, 2017 near La Honda, CA
It's hard to beat a canopy of redwood trees!
Aug 28, 2017 near Boulder…, CA
Banana Slug
Jan 5, 2018 near Boulder…, CA
Fourth Waterfall
Jan 5, 2018 near La Honda, CA
Tall Redwoods
Jan 5, 2018 near Boulder…, CA

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