Richards Fire Road

Updated on Saturday, February 19, 2022

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 in 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.

(Related: Hill 88; Lands End; Mariposa Loop)

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(Hike Map)

Armstrong Redwoods

Updated on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Armstrong Redwoods

Armstrong Redwoods

Armstrong Redwoods

Coastal redwoods at Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. Parson Jones is over 310 feet high, Colonel Armstrong over 1,400 years old.

Hike starts at 38.532406, -123.002853 (Google Earth, Google Maps).

(Related: Fungus; Barn Owl; Bees)

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(Hike Map)

I Thought He Came With You is Robert Ellison's blog.

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