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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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      Henry Cowell State Park features 15 miles of hiking and riding trails through a variety of forested areas including redwoods, mixed evergreens, riparian, ponderosa pine, as well as rare ancient marine deposits called Santa Cruz sandhills. Mountain bikes are only allowed on dirt roads.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Access Info:
      Rincon Parking lot along Hwy 9 just past Paradise Park or the main park entrance on Hwy 9 just south of Felton (day use fee)
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      Local Trail Association
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      MBoSC
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      State Ranking
      #283
      Trails
      20
      Total Distance
      31 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      6,695 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,134 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,050 ft
      Reports
      23
      Photos
      106
      Ridden Counter
      2,486

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