Hike in Castle Rock State Park – Skyline to the Sea Trail

Hike Date: Thursday, June 01, 2017

Summit Meadow Trail

Attractive lichen-covered boulders and sandstone rock outcrops add to the scenic value of this area.

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Hike in Castle Rock State Park (Saratoga Gap Trail – Ridge Trail – Saratoga Gap Trail)

Hike Date: October 4, 2015
5.9 miles, 3.5 hours, 2108 feet

Castle Rock State Park

Castle Rock State Park is a place of abundant solitude, wilderness, high cliffs, and sweeping vistas. Unique patterns on weathered sandstone, lush forests, and stream-fed canyons make up the park’s diverse features. – https://www.parks.ca.gov/

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Hike in Big Basin Redwoods State Park || Sunset Trail – Timms Creek Trail – Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail

Hike Date: Sunday, September 6, 2015
(Repeat visit: Saturday, July 30, 2016)

Woah! This hike was a killer – the longest (both by distance and time), the toughest (elevation gain of 2,287 feet), and yet our best hike of 2015.

Big Basin Redwoods State Park

“ These trees, because of their size and antiquity, were among the natural wonders of the world and should be saved for posterity.” –Andrew P. Hill, 1899 (Source: Big Basin Redwoods State Park official brochure)

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