Edgewood Trail

Edgewood County Park, California

Distance1.7mi
Elevation Gain628ft
Trailhead Elevation241ft
Top625ft
Elevation Min/Max235/625ft
Elevation Start/End241/241ft

Edgewood Trail

Edgewood Trail is a hiking trail in Redwood City, California. It is within San Francisco Peninsula Watershed and Edgewood County Park. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 241 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 628 feet. Near the end of the trail is an information board. This trail connects with the following: Franciscan Trail, Serpentine Loop Trail and Old Stage Road.

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Peninsula Trail: Hiking & Biking Trails on the San Francisco Peninsula (Wilderness Press)
Jean Rusmore, Betsy Crowder, Frances Spangle, & Sue LaTourrette
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"This San Mateo County park of hilltops, gentle meadows, oak groves, and canyons faces the green expanse of the Skyline ridge to the west and looks out over the Bay to the east. It adjoins Pulgas Ridge Open Space Preserve just across Edgewood Road and the southern San Francisco Watershed lands across I-280.You can picnic here on a knoll listening to meadowlarks in the grass, climb a hill, or walk in cool, secluded glades. This trail guide includes the following trails: Loop Trip to the Wooded Hilltop That Crowns This Park, A Summer Supper Hike, A Shady Canyon Hike, Trails to the Serpentine Meadows."
Waterfall Lover's Guide: Northern California (The Mountaineers Books)
Matt & Krissi Danielsson
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"Edgewood Park is a small park in Redwood City on the San Francisco peninsula. It covers just 467 acres but provides a welcome sanctuary for locals and passers-through. The biggest draw aside from easy access is spectacular wildflowers that cover these hillsides in spring. This trail guide contains descriptions of the following trails: Sylvan Trail Falls."
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: San Francisco (Menasha Ridge Press)
Jane Huber
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"This hike ascends gently through coast-liveoak and California bay woodlands, then traverses grassland where hikers visiting in spring may see drifts of flowers. On the return leg of the loop, a tiny waterfall in a wooded canyon charms visitors after heavy rainstorms."

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Great trail even being so near suburbia. Beautiful views of the SF Bay from the hilltops. Love this trail for early Sunday hikes.
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