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Very easy hike with amazing views of the Valley. Long enough to make it a good activity. Really... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Eli C
Great hike!

We enjoyed the scenery and hike on a more cool overcast day than is usual. Lovely views. Nice trail.

Reviewed September 5, 2018
Lisa_usaexpat
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Very easy hike with amazing views of the Valley. Long enough to make it a good activity. Really good for sunset as well.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Eli C
Reviewed September 5, 2018

We enjoyed the scenery and hike on a more cool overcast day than is usual. Lovely views. Nice trail.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lisa_usaexpat
Reviewed August 26, 2018

I hiked this trail with my husband. I'm not sure if it was because it was extremely windy that day, but we found ourselves a bit lost (despite it seeming simple, it could get a bit confusing at times). Make sure you wear sturdy shoes,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

This trail goes on for miles and starts off easy with shade. It is listed as challenging and I have read reviews from people saying it is easy. I think it depends on your physical condition and if you hike a lot. I am in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Paula O
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Not a lot of shade, so dress accordingly. A hat may be a good idea. Bring water if you are a water-drinking walker.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Ken T
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Narrow footpath leading to a fire road, easy to moderate climb in elevation. Wear good hikers. Bring water.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Meghan D
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We lucked out with parking and enjoyed a beautiful hike. The views of the valley were awesome, with many wildflowers blooming. The hike was moderately challenging for us (we are 60-ish). Having plenty of water and a walking stick was helpful. Perfect weather...in the 70's,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
4  Thank 1socalgirl
Reviewed October 8, 2016

I made up my own version, which ended up being about a 4 mile loop, versus an 8 mile out and back. I started at Pratt, took a left on Shelf, and then joined w/ Gridley. It was perfect. I left early in the morning,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank Sondra W
Reviewed February 9, 2016

We set off on a fairly warm day, but not super hot. I am sure this hike would be much more taxing in the hot weather that is the norm for this area. Be sure to carry adequate water. The parking lot at the trail...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Mauilover_9
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Everything is a private road. It feels like a resident only trail. You have to hike streets to reach the trailhead. No parking signs posted everywhere near the trailhead.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Rob B
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Response from Bunky415 | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely recommend a hiking boot or good trail shoe. There's a lot of loose rock, dirt and uneven surfaces. I wore running shoes and slipped a few times.
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