Sayles Canyon South Trail

Eldorado National Forest, California

Distance3.3mi
Elevation Gain1,368ft
Trailhead Elevation8,630ft
Top8,630ft
Elevation Min/Max7328/8630ft
Elevation Start/End8630/8630ft
Sayles Canyon South Trail is a hiking trail in El Dorado County, California. It is within Eldorado National Forest. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 8,630 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,368 feet. Along the trail there are meadows. This trail connects with the following: Sayles Canyon Trail, Sayles Canyon North Trail and Pacific Crest Trail (TRT).

Sayles Canyon South Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Early to midsummer hikers will experience a burst of color from a bounty of wildflowers along this route that follows the Sayles Canyon and Bryan Meadow trails and a short section of the Pacific Crest Trail to form the 8-mile loop portion of a 10-mile trip.

Although the route is mostly forested, Round and Bryan meadows provide two picturesque clearings along the way with passable campsites nearby for overnighters."

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Eldorado National Forest
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Eldorado National Forest
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Dog-friendly
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Jun 2018