Enjoy a great dip in the otherwise flat landscape where yet another upper portion of Crab Creek flows through. You can hike in both directions from the parking area trailhead to get the most out of your visit. Crab Creek is lined with lush growth in places, making it difficult to get down along the water’s edge safely in late spring when the foliage is fully leafed out.
This is great wildlife habitat but hiking through is difficult. In places, the creek seems to tunnel beneath a canopy of brush and tree boughs. Fortunately, you can skirt the outer edges of these thickets, enjoying the birds and other critters from the outside looking in. Deer and coyote track often crisscross in soft sand and muddy areas near the creek.
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