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Manzana Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.3 (4)

This pleasant trail through the wilderness leads over 32 creek crossings to a historical schoolhouse used in 1901.


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Map Key

8.6

Miles

13.9

KM

97%

Runnable

1,868' 569 m

High

1,174' 358 m

Low

284' 87 m

Up

858' 262 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Swimming · Wildlife

The trail crosses through private property, so stay on the trail. Of course, pack it in pack it out.

Description

The trail is fairly level and straightforward to follow, but you do cross the river 32 times each way, so expect some wet shoes. At the end of the trail is a historical schoolhouse that was used back in 1901. There are 3 campgrounds along the trail to accommodate backpackers, but the trail can easily be done in a day if you'd rather not carry a bunch of gear.

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Shared By:

Kody Gularte

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  4.3 from 4 votes

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Zane in his hammock just steps from the schoolhouse. Got there around 6:00 PM and had the whole place to ourselves.
Aug 15, 2018 near Los Olivos, CA

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