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Hikes - Moderate

ShadowbrookTrail
Forms loop with either Skyline to the Sea (via Slippery Rock trail connector) or Sequoia Trails.
What to see: Sempervirens Falls, Founders Monument, Slippery Rock.
Location: Union Creek Area, Big Basin core area.
Trailhead: Parking area south of Park Headquarters.
Length: ~4.7miles~7.5kms
Time: ~3hours
Elevation: ~+/-200'

Creeping Forest Trail to Dool Trail

Forms loop with Dool Trail.
What to see: Forest tilted by land slips.
Location: Opal Creek, Big Basin core area
Trailhead: Skyline to the Sea at Gazos Picnic Area
Length: ~2miles~3.5kms
Time: ~11/2hours
Elevation: ~+/-400'


Skyline to the Sea Trail to Meteor Trail to Middle Ridge Fire Road

Forms loop with Dool Trail or Gazos Creek Road.
What to see: Opal Creek, many Old Growth Trees and Rogers Creek
Location: Opal Creek and large undeveloped Mid Park areas.
Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker, across Opal Creek from the Opal Creek Comfort Station then right.
Length: ~6miles~10kms
Time: ~3hours
Elevation: ~+/-600'


Sunset Trail to Timms Creek to Skyline to the Sea Trail

LoopTrail.
What to see: Opal Creek, many of the largest Old Growth trees (Santa Clara Tree), and Timms Creek.
Location: Opal and Timms Creeks and large undeveloped Mid Park areas.
Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker, across Opal Creek from the Opal Creek Comfort Station then right.
Length: ~7.3miles~12kms
Time: ~41/2hours
Elevation: ~+200-400'