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A Loop

 4.0 (3)

2.3 Miles 3.7 Kilometers


98%

Runnable

171' 52 m

Ascent

-173' -53 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

593' 181 m

High

504' 154 m

Low

Shared By Lynnette Wood

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A moderately difficult loop in the southwest corner of the park.

Lynnette Wood

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Description

A Loop begins at the trailhead on the Blackjack campground road. Upon entering the trailhead, a faded rock marker indicates A Loop beginning to the right. Note that EZ Loop begins to the left, and returns on the middle trail.

A Loop descends gentle switchbacks for about 0.5 miles before leveling off. Another series of wide switchbacks ascends gradually to a left turn built with a small retaining wall before the trail heads over some iron rocks to a plateau with an old balance beam. To the right, beyond the beam is an exit trail, to the Blackjack campground if needed.

Continue over a loose rock section before another descent on wide switchbacks and a few rougher sections. Cross a small bridge followed by some more rooty sections separated by smooth trail. A usually-dry creek crossing pops up before the trail reaches the intersection with B Loop. At the intersection, turn right to return to the Blackjack campground road directly across from the trailhead, or turn left to continue on B Loop.

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