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Ides Cove Loop National Recreation Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

10.5 mile 16.9 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,964' 599 m
Descent: -1,857' -566 m
High: 7,487' 2,282 m
Low: 6,222' 1,896 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 22% (12°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

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A popular runner, biker, and equestrian trail used to access the Yolla Bolly Middle-Eel Wilderness.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible from May to November.

Runner Notes

Trail is excellent for running; watch out for bikers and horses.

Description

The Ides Cove Loop National Recreation Trail is the most popular access point for the Yolla Bolly Middle-Eel Wilderness. The trail is a well-maintained, wide path for runners, bikers, and equestrians. The Ides Cove Loop ridge section of the trail is also the start of the long-distance Bigfoot Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Bear, deer, eagles, hawks.

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Square Lake
Jun 29, 2018 near Rancho…, CA

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