Big Canyon Park Loop
2.2 miles     400 ft
28 Jan 2012

A short hike in Big Canyon Park

Location: Big Canyon Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map by City of San Carlos: Good map showing various trails. Elevation profile and trail segment lengths are missing.

» Redwoodhikes Trail Map: Great map showing many parks like Purisima Creek, Huddart, Wunderlich, El Corte De Madera, Foothills, Hidden Villa and Rancho San Antonio. Trail maps for individual parks are available online for free. However, the RedwoodHikes map shows the big picture and is helpful for planning hikes that go through multiple parks.

This hike stays within Big Canyon Park, covering all major trails. There are no signs at trail junctions. It is best to study the Official Trail Map (some trails are missing in this map) and the GPS Tracks (see link at the top of the page) to infer the route. Trail Notes by City of San Carlos Official Website may be helpful for this hike.

Location: near 3200 Brittan Avenue, San Carlos, CA 94070 . Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From I-280 North, take exit 29 for Edgewood Rd, turn right onto Edgewood Rd and drive 0.8 miles. Turn left onto Crestview Dr and drive 0.7 miles. Turn right onto Brittan Ave and drive 0.2 miles.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: January 2012)

Capacity: Street parking along Brittan Avenue for many cars.

Latitude: 37.484616     Longitude: -122.281603

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