Pioneer Tree Trail
2.3 miles     300 ft
10 Jul 2010
Summary

Nice short hike through redwoods.

Location: Samuel P Taylor State Park

Elevation Profile
Trip Planning

Trail Maps

» Official Trail Map: Good map showing various trails. Mileage information of trail sections is missing. RedwoodHikes map is much better.

Route

Trailhead: Redwood Grove Group Picnic Area

Route: Cross Marin Trail (0.5 miles) → Pioneer Tree Trail (1.8 miles).

Notes: This short loop takes you through redwoods including some old growth redwoods. This route is shaded throughout. Details at RedwoodHikes.com. Elevation profile looks noisy due to redwoods interfering with GPS signals.

Trailhead

Location: along Sir Francis Drake Blvd . No street address. Parking area is visible in Google Maps if you zoom in sufficiently.

Directions: From US-101 North, take exit 450B toward San Anselmo. Merge onto Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Drive for 15.2 miles to reach the entrance for Samuel P Taylor Park.

Google Maps:

Parking Fees: $8 per vehicle (last visited: July 2010)

Capacity: Dozens of cars may be parked inside the park.

Latitude: 38.019647     Longitude: -122.729602

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