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Princess Ditch Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

7.7 mile 12.4 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 629' 192 m
Descent: -572' -174 m
High: 1,347' 411 m
Low: 1,062' 324 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by Pablo Herrera

Generally flat singletrack trail that links BLM Swazey Recreation Area to Whiskeytown NRA.

Pablo Herrera

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Description

Generally flat singletrack in an old mining water ditch that links the BLM Swazey Recreation Area/Mule Ridge Trail - Mule Ridge Trail at the Oak Knoll Trailhead to Whiskeytown NRA - Salt Creek Loop at Mule Town Road.

The trail is well maintained with multiple bridges over the deeper creek crossings. Trail junctions include; Mule Ridge Trail, Cosmos Way, Stony Gulch TH, Mule Town Road and Salt Creek Loop.

Best done as a clockwise loop starting from Oak Knoll TH then up Salt Creek Loop trail, and back to Oak Knoll on the Mule Ridge Trail (~16 miles). Alternatively, starting at Oak Knoll TH, going counterclockwise, climb the Mule Ridge Trail to the descent on Cosmos Way and back to Oak Knoll TH on Princess Ditch Trail (~9 miles).

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Land Manager: BLM Redding, CA

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