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California Trail Alternate

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A short alternate section of the California Trail just south of the parting of the ways by Raft River.


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1.6

Miles

2.7

KM

99%

Runnable

5,798' 1,767 m

High

5,560' 1,695 m

Low

1' 0 m

Up

238' 73 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

6%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Views

Description

This alternate section of the California Trail starts at the Smoky Mountain Campground and heads east. The trail follows Circle Creek crossing it once about halfway along the trail. The California Trail Alternate ends at an equestrian trailhead north of Smoky Mountain Drive. This trail traverses through high desert steppe to piñon trees.

Flora & Fauna

Trail flora goes from high desert steppe to piñon trees.

Contacts

Shared By:

Jim Jones

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#687

in Idaho

#28,688

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Looking north from the trail at Cache Peak and Mt Harrison
Nov 28, 2017 near Rupert, ID

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