Crystal Springs Trail

Huddart County Park, California

Elevation Gain2,246ft
Trailhead Elevation690ft
Elevation Min/Max544/1816ft
Elevation Start/End690/690ft

Crystal Springs Trail

Crystal Springs Trail is a hiking trail in Woodside, California. It is within Huddart County Park. It is 4.0 miles long and begins at 690 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,246 feet. Along the trail there are restrooms and parking. This trail connects with the following: Summit Spring, Dean Trail, Bay Tree Trail, Campground Trail and Chapparal Trail.

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Best Easy Day Hikes: San Francisco Peninsula (Falcon Guides)
Tracy Salcedo-Chourre
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"Calming, cooling redwood groves shade much of this long loop. A uniquely north-coast phenomenon, the redwoods weave a lofty canopy that filters and softens even the harshest summer sun. Redwoods dominate the landscape of the Crystal Springs Trail through Huddart County Park. The sequoias overwhelm all other trees that attempt to grow within the boundaries of their groves, leaving room only for moss, ferns, and the occasional toyon or huckleberry. Their fragrant discarded needles form a thick, soft padding on the trail bed. Oak woodlands creep in between the redwood groves— a more diverse community that includes various oaks, madrone, manzanita, and a wealth of wildflowers in spring." Read more

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Trail Information

Huddart County Park
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Huddart County Park
Huddart County Park
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USGS: Woodside
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Dec 2018