My Favorite Parks: Hiking Trails - Maps - GPX Tracks

Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch – Gaviota Trail 8.3 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 15, 2014

Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Gaviota Trail Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch Park: Calaveras Trail 8.0 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 8.0 mile loop is a great weekend hike.  Park in the San Martin Ave parking lot and then head up Willow Springs Trail, up to Coyote Ridge Trail (stay to the right) and then head down towards the lake and take a left on Calaveras Trail.  Calaveras Trail is mostly a single track that…

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Blue Oak Trail 9.3 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This trail is a recent favorite with beautiful winding trail, views of the valley, old stone steps and lots of wildlife. Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Blue Oak Trail Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Coyote Ridge Trail 6.0 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This is one of our original and regular hikes.  At the 3.3 mile mark  you reach about 1,100 feet elevation, there us to be a mound there that gave us an extra 6″, and we named this the “Happy Spot”.  It is a beautiful view of the valley and many days you can see from…

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Coyote Ridge Trail 8.3 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 8.3 mile hike is one of our original long hike.  At the 3.3 mile mark  you reach about 1,100 feet elevation, there us to be a mound there that gave us an extra 6″, and we named this the “Happy Spot”.  It is a beautiful view of the valley and many days you can see…

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Ed Wilson Trail 9.6 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This is one of the newest trails in the park.  It was opened in April of 2012 and is a Northern loop from Harvey Bear Trail. Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Ed Wilson Trail Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Gaviota Trail 7.4 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

From Roop road this is a good hike with a little over 1,000 feet of elevation change.  You can do this hike as a loop or as a figure 8 as I did.  Either way there is lots of great wildlife and birds on these trails. Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Gaviota…

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Mendoza Trail 3.1 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Oct 4, 2014

Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Mendoza Trail Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions

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Coyote Lake – Harvey Bear Ranch: Townsprings Trail 4.6 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 4.6 mile loop is a good hike when your time is short or your just a little tired.  It is a beautiful view of the valley and many days you can see from Salinas to the south to San Jose to the north. Hiking At Coyote Lake Harvey Bear Ranch – Townsprings Trail Download…

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Del Monte Forest Trails – Pebble Beach 5.1 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 19, 2014

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Fort Ord National Monument – Monterey 6.0 Miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 16, 2014

Fort Ord is a great place escape the summer heat in the valley with sights from Monterey to Santa Cruz. Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions

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Fort Ord National Monument Trails- Monterey 9.0 Miles

By Brad R Lewis | Mar 6, 2016

Fort Ord is a great place for hiking with sights from Monterey to Santa Cruz. Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions    

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Northstar Mount Pluto 10.5 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 15, 2014

Hiking at Northstar Village – Mount Pluto – Lake Wilson 10.5 miles Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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Northstar Mount Pluto 12 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 12 mile hike start at the based of the mountain at Northstar Village.  We hike up the mountain on the ski runs, pass the new Ritz Carlton Resort, cut across the mountain on a few service roads and then finally head up East Ridge to the top of Mount Pluto.  Here we have lunch…

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Northstar Sawmill Lake 6.2 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 6.3 mile hike starts at Northstar Village and goes up Hiking at Northstar Village – Mount Pluto – Lake Wilson 10.5 miles Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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Northstar Ski Resort 5.4 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 5.4 mile hike starts at the base of the mountain at Northstar Village.  We hike up the mountain on the ski runs, to Comstock Express and then cut across on the service roads. Hiking at Northstar Village – Mount Pluto – Lake Wilson 10.5 miles Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking…

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Northstar Tompkins Memorial Trail 6.3 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

This 6.3 mile hike starts at Northstar Village and winds it way down the Tompkins Memorial Trail to Martis Creek Valley Hiking at Northstar Village – Tompkins Memorial Trail 6.3 miles Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Trails: 5.0 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 17, 2014

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Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Trails: 6.2 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 19, 2014

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Sagehen Creek Trail 8.5 miles

By Brad R Lewis | May 30, 2015

This 8.5 mile hike starts at Highway 89 north of Highway 80 at the Sagehen Creek Trail head parking lot Hiking at Truckee – Sagehen Creek Trail 8.5 miles Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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San Jose Coyote Creek Parkway – Trails 7.4 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 16, 2014

Hiking on Coyote Creek Parkway Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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Thousand Palms – Coachella Preserve – Hidden Palms 5.3 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 15, 2014

Hiking At Thousand Palms Oasis – Coachella Preserve – Hidden Palms Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions Trails: Hidden Palms Loop

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Thousand Palms – Coachella Preserve – Moon Country Trail 5.7 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 15, 2014

Hiking at Thousand Palms Oasis – Coachella Preserve – Moon Country Trail 5.7 miles Trails: McCallum Trail, Moon Country Trail, McCallum Trail Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Maps – Parking & Directions

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Thousand Palms Oasis – Coachella Preserve – Pushwall 6.9 miles

By Brad R Lewis | Sep 14, 2014

Hiking At Thousand Palms Oasis – Coachella Preserve – Pushwall Download Links: GPX Tracks – PDF Map – Parking & Directions Trails: Pushwalla Loop, Pushwalla Canyon, Horseshoe Palms

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