Fern Canyon Scenic Trail
ElevationAscent: 221' 67 m
Descent: -132' -40 m
High: 413' 126 m
Low: 256' 78 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“An easy and enjoyable trail that follows along the Little River.”— John Maurizi
This section is especially scenic when the banks are filled with lush ferns. There are about six picturesque bridge crossings where it is pleasant to view the stream that passes below. This first part of the trail is 2.5 miles long and relatively flat. It ends where two trails split to create a loop.
Land Manager: California State Parks - Mendocino District