Mt St Helena
9.8 miles     2100 ft
3 Dec 2011

A hike to the highest summit in Napa valley.

Location: Robert Luis Stevenson State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Map by TrailStompers: Good contoured map.


Route in brief: Start on the west side of CA-29 and follow Stevenson Memorial Trail for 0.8 miles. At the junction with Mt St Helena Trail, turn left. Mt St Helena Trail is a wide fire road that goes all the way to Mt St Helena. Return by the same route.

Notes: This is a popular hike described by TrailStompers, BAHiker, EveryTrail Guide, SummitPost.


Location: along Highway 29 in Calistoga, CA 94515 . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: Drive along I-80 North, then take exit 33 onto CA-37. Drive west on CA-37 for 2.5 miles. Turn right on CA-29 and drive for 38 miles until it meets CA-128. Continue driving for another 9 miles on CA-29 into Robert Louis Stevenson State Park. Look for parking and trail signs, which are on both sides of the road near the trailhead.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: None (last visited: December 2011)

Capacity: About ten cars may be parked here.

Latitude: 38.652715     Longitude: -122.599890

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