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Paynes Creek Crossing Loop

Intermediate

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4.5 mile 7.3 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 249' 76 m
Descent: -242' -74 m
High: 477' 145 m
Low: 311' 95 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 11% (7°)

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Trail shared by Chico Hiking Association

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Tour the Iron Canyon along Paynes Creek and the Sacramento Rive. The creek crossing maybe challenging, use caution.

Chico Hiking Association

Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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This run is best done November through April. It tours the Iron Canyon along Paynes Creek and the Sacramento River. There is a good campsite near the river. Wildflowers peak in the area in late March, early April.

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Feb 25, 2020
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