Trillium Falls Loop Trail
ElevationAscent: 510' 155 m
Descent: -509' -155 m
High: 348' 106 m
Low: 61' 18 m
GradeAvg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 44% (24°)
Current trail conditions
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“A nice loop run to a small but scenic waterfall.”— John Maurizi
The trail is not marked except for an occasional wood post and arrow pointing the direction, but it is well-worn so you shouldn't have any trouble finding your way. The run is a little less than 3 miles and has an elevation gain of just over 500 feet.
About one third of the way into the Trillium Falls Trail (if you started the loop counter clockwise) you'll reach Trillium Falls. It is not a very large waterfall at all but it is a pretty cascading fall set back in a moss and fern gully. There is a bridge directly in front which give a great location to view it from. This is also a nice platform for a tripod. Due to the tall trees, there wasn't much light. Fortunately I had a small tripod for my camera and it worked out well.
I did this loop in late afternoon and didn't see a single person. The highlight of this run was the peaceful setting and visiting Trillium Falls. Overall, it was an enjoyable run that I would do again.
Land Manager: NPS - Redwood