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Old Spanish Trail

Intermediate
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Run along a hillside with views of Portola Valley.


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Map Key

1.8

Miles

2.8

KM

89%

Runnable

1,222' 372 m

High

709' 216 m

Low

535' 163 m

Up

46' 14 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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Features Views · Wildflowers

Description

At the intersection with the Alpine Trail, the Old Spanish Trail climbs south up a forested hillside and winds around a small canyon. The trail then passes several well-signed junctions before turning southeast through patches grassland and chaparral with views of Palo Alto and nearby Foothills Park. The trail ends at Old Spanish Trail road.

Flora & Fauna

Coast live oak, madrone, and California bay in the forests. Coyote brush, toyon, and ceanothus in the chaparral.

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Shared By:

Miguel Vieira

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Mossy old oak trees greet visitors to the Toyon Trail.
Feb 6, 2017 near Ladera, CA
Experience a grove of lichen-covered blue oaks on the Old Spanish Trail.
Feb 6, 2017 near Portola…, CA

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