Hikes - Strenuous

Trail to Berry Creek Falls
Sunset Trail to Berry Creek Falls Trail to Skyline to the Sea Trail

Loop Trail.
What to see: Opal Creek, many of the largest Old Growth trees (Santa Clara Tree), and Berry Creek (four water falls).
Location: Opal to Berry 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: ~10.5 miles~17 kms
Time: ~6 hours
Elevation: ~+200 - 400'


Redwood Trail to Blooms Creek Campground
One Way.
Length: ~5 miles~8 kms
Time: ~4 1/2 hours
Elevation: ~+/-1200'

Howard King Trail to Mount McAbee

Forms loop with Skyline to the Sea Trail
What to see: Spectacular views!
Location: Mid Park areas.
Trailhead: Skyline to the Sea and Middle Ridge Fire Road.
Length: ~7 miles~11 kms
Time: ~4 hours
Elevation: ~+/-730'


Skyline to the Sea Trail to Waddell Beach

One Way.
What to see: Spectacular views!
Location: The Whole Park, Mid Park areas, Pacific Ocean.
Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker, cross bridge at Opal Creek Comfort Station, turn left.
Length: ~12.5 miles~20 kms
Time: ~6 hours
Elevation: ~+/-1000'


Skyline to the Sea Trail to Hollow Tree Trail

There and Back. Forms loop with Basin Trail and Road.
What to see: Creeks, dense Old Growth Forest, Maddocks Cabin Site and chaparral plant community. Location: Upper Opal Creek and the Northern part of the Park.
Trailhead: Across the street from Park Headquarters, at the large Redwood Trail Marker, cross bridge at Opal Creek Comfort Station, turn right.
Length: ~8 miles~13 kms
Time: ~4 hours
Elevation: ~+/-600'