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Howard King Trail

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Length

4.6 Miles 7.4 Kilometers

84%

Runnable

Singletrack

Elevation

457' 139 m

Ascent

-1,362' -415 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

31%

Max Grade (17°)

1,710' 521 m

High

369' 112 m

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Work your way up to a sunny ridge and then head down to the forested Waddell Creek.

Miguel Vieira

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Description

From Middle Ridge Road, climb slightly to Hihn Hammond Road. The singletrack, Howard King Trail, weaves around the unpaved Hihn Hammond Road for about a mile and a half before finally joining it for another half mile. The trail then leaves the road for a two-mile descent to the Skyline to the Sea Trail and Waddell Creek.

Flora & Fauna

You'll find all of Big Basin's ecosystems on this trail: old-growth redwood forests, pine forests, and chaparral.

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