Cruickshank Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Cruikshank Trail

The Cruickshank Trail is a 6 mile trail in the Silver Peak Wilderness. The trail starts from Highway 1 and completes at the South Coast Ridge Road 20S05.6. The Buckeye Trail (5E09) crosses this trail about midway. The Cruickshank trail has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and meanders through oaks and into Redwood filled canyons.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: open
Reservations: No reservations required for trail camps. First-come, first-served. 
Fees None 
Permit Info: No permits required
Restrictions: Currently no campfires or campstove are allowed in the backcountry 
Closest Towns: Gorda or San Simeon 
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Monterey Ranger District 406 So. Mildred
King City, CA 93930 (831) 385-5434 or contact the Big Sur Station Visitor Center at (831) 667-2315 

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The Cruickshank Trail is a 6 mile trail in the Silver Peak Wilderness. The trail starts from Highway 1 and completes at the South Coast Ridge Road 20S05.6. The Buckeye Trail (5E09) crosses this trail about midway. The Cruickshank trail has beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and meanders through oaks and into Redwood filled canyons.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
4.5 miles

  Latitude : 
35.84276

  Longitude : 
-121.40255

 

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