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green Bay Area Ridge Trail: SF Peninsula Watershed: Fifield-Cahill Trail

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10.3 mile 16.5 kilometer point to point
94% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 1,580' 481 m
Descent: -819' -250 m
High: 1,387' 423 m
Low: 386' 118 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 17% (9°)

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Trail shared by Bay Area Ridge Trail Staff

This docent-led hike is a unique opportunity to experience the 23,000-acre watershed, a state Fish and Game Refuge.

Bay Area Ridge Trail Staff

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Access is only available through a docent-led hike. You can sign up for one at sfwater.org/trails. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Need to Know

The Skylawn Memorial Park Ridge Trail is open during regular business hours (approximately 7AM – 6PM). Docents are not required as long as you stay on the cemetery property.

Description

In this remote open space, dedicated volunteers will lead you through dense forests and over hilly grasslands with extensive views of the entire Bay Area. This trip is a unique opportunity to experience the 23,000-acre watershed, a state Fish and Game Refuge and home to the highest concentration of rare, threatened, and endangered species in the Bay Area. The pristine property contains Crystal Springs, Pilarcitos, and San Andreas Reservoirs.

This trail description is excerpted from the 2019 Bay Area Ridge Trail Guidebook. For details on all trails, trailheads and more buy the book from Wilderness Press.

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