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Gazos Creek Road

Intermediate

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8.5 mile 13.7 kilometer point to point
92% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 822' 251 m
Descent: -1,525' -465 m
High: 1,356' 413 m
Low: 326' 99 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 34% (19°)

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Trail shared by Miguel Vieira

This fire road runs from Big Basin headquarters to Gazos Creek.

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Description

From the gate near the picnic area in Big Basin State Park, Gazos Creek Road climbs up Redwood Creek and crosses the Dool Trail. It then joins Middle Ridge Road for a short stretch and splits west, rounding a hillside and crossing West Waddell Creek.

At the Sandy Point junction, you'll find some old railroad cars and an impressive treehouse. From there, Gazos Creek Road descends steeply to the north and then follows Gazos Creek west.

The trail ends where Gazos Creek Road becomes paved. From there, it continues west to Highway 1.

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