Richards Fire Road

Updated on Saturday, June 12, 2021

Richards Fire Road

Richards Fire Road

A 4 mile loop starting at Skyline Boulevard and descending through dense forest from 2,000 feet to McGarvey Flat at 1,380 before ascending in slightly brighter but still shaded conditions. Perfect on a warm day. This is inĀ Huddart Park in San Mateo county, just the other side of 35 from Purisima Creek. The hyperlapse video shows the second half of the hike.

Hike starts at: 37.429281, -122.312027. View in Google Earth.

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Hike Profile

3.80 miles, 832 feet total elevation gain (estimated from GPS track).




Looks like a good hike, with some reasonable elevation change.

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