Please note: The trails section of the Pescadero Creek Park web site is currently being updated to reflect changes made to the park trail system. Some of the maps and information below may be incorrect. See our current map or brochure for better information.

To navigate to an individual trail, click on the trail name marked in orange, or use the trails table at the bottom of the page.

Pescadero Trails

Hiking trails provide scenic excursions of varied difficulty levels, that can last anything from an hour to all day.

Horseback riding is permitted on all Pescadero Creek Park trails. Check with park rangers for trail conditions prior to riding. Some trails are closed during the Winter Season. No rental horses are available.

Bicycles are allowed only on designated service roads. Please check with park rangers.

Observe all trail signs and posted speed limits. Bicycles and motorized vehicles are not allowed off designated paved areas. Please respect your fellow trail users and follow the trail etiquette guidelines for safe and courteous trail use. 

Bear Ridge Trail

This 1-mile length of natural trail has an elevation change of 340 feet. It is a trail connector to Brook Trail Loop and Pomponio Trail for hikers and equestrians and provides access to the upper Canyon Trail.

Bear Ridge trail Photo
Bravo Fire Road

This steep, 1.5-mile, road has had multiple names over the years and provides an alternate route for hikers and equestrians from the Towne Fire Trail to the Bear Ridge Trail users enjoy seeing old growth Redwoods as they travel along the road.

Bravo Fire Road trail Photo
Bridge Trail

This 1.1-mile hiking and equestrian trail that connects Old Haul Road with Pomponio Trail and Tarwater Loop Trail. Stop on the bridge for a magnificent view of Pescadero Creek.

Bridge trail-Photo
Brook Trail Loop

Hikers and equestrians enjoy beautiful vistas of the Pacific Ocean, grasslands and old growth Redwoods traveling this 6.0 mile trail. This trail provides access to Pomponio Trail and connects with Old Haul Road and access to Memorial Park.

Brook trail photo
Butano Ridge Loop Trail

Hikers, riders and their horses need to be prepared for the 2,000-plus foot elevation change along this 10.3 mile trail. Beginning at Old Haul Road, the trail climbs through second growth Redwoods and mixed evergreen forest. This trail can be accessed from either the Wurr Road entrance or Portola Redwoods State Park.