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By Matt Heid

One hundred and one Hikes in Northern California encompasses the total spectrum of the region’s wonderful traditional diversity—the jagged granite of the excessive Sierra, crashing surf of the Pacific Coast, extraordinary redwoods of the North Coast, fantastic perspectives of the Bay zone, and masses extra. All journeys were completely up-to-date for the second one version, and 26 journeys were considerably improved or transformed. every one hike description comprises an easy-to-use header outlining the journey fundamentals, using instructions, an in-depth path description, updated map, and the destinations of the closest customer heart and campground.

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Nearest Campground: Kirk Creek Campground (33 sites, $22) is located at the junction of Hwy. 1 and Nacimiento Rd. com. Inland try Nacimiento Campground (7 sites, $12, no water), located on Nacimiento Rd. 5 miles east of Cone Peak Rd. 5-min. Partington Ridge September through May Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park HHH Big Sur is exceptional country. Open redwood forest lines creeks gurgling clear as glass, mountains rise thousands of feet above the foaming surf, and bare golden hilltops offer sweeping vistas of it all.

1 to Carmel and take Carmel Valley Rd. (County Rd. G16) east for 23 miles to Tassajara Rd. , and continue on Tassajara Rd. 8 miles past the fork. Park at the large turnout across from the camp entrance. The trailhead is 100 feet farther south on the camp side of the road. From points south, take Hwy. 101 to Greenfield and exit on Rte. 101 Business, the town’s southernmost exit. Turn left on Elm Ave. (County Rd. 8 miles to Arroyo Seco Rd. (County Rd. G17). 5 miles and then fork. Bear right and continue 17 miles on Carmel Valley Rd.

3 mile you cross a minor gully, head toward a minor saddle, then turn north across rolling grasslands and coastal chaparral. 9/700´). The grade steepens as the trail passes scattered yuccas, spiny testaments to the aridity of these exposed slopes. 4/1000´) offering spectacular views of the convergence of land and sea. Continuing, the trail quickly enters the Ventana Wilderness and reaches shade beneath a canopy of oaks, madrones, and bays. 9/1610´), where exceptional views entice you to linger.

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