Loma Alta Fire Road

Loma Alta Open Space Preserve, California

Elevation Gain1,234ft
Trailhead Elevation654ft
Elevation Min/Max654/1338ft
Elevation Start/End654/654ft

Loma Alta Fire Road

Loma Alta Fire Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Marin County, California. It is within Loma Alta Open Space Preserve. It is 2.9 miles long and begins at 654 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,234 feet. This trail connects with the following: Bay Area Ridge Trail, Sunrise Fire Road and 680 Trail.

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Bay Area Ridge Trail: The Official Guide for Hikers, Mountain Bikers and Equestrians (Wilderness Press)
Jean Rusmore
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"Cross open grasslands on old ranch roads with around-the-compass views. This steep trip climbs the hill that separates San Geronimo and Lucas valleys (with an elevation gain of 1092 feet and a loss of 1052 feet) on a wide, rocky, and exposed trail. It is best taken on cool mornings in summer or bright sunny days in winter."
Hiking Marin: 141 Great Hikes in Marin County (Marin Press LLC)
Don & Kay Martin
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"These two hikes explore opposite sides of Lucas Valley. Both hikes climb to a peak offering spectacular views. Good spring flowers. Bicycles on weekends."

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