Length: 8.40 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: At SW edge of Smith River NRA, c. 20 mi. SW of Crescent City.
Latitude: 41.72499 Longitude: -123.96819
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Stating at an elevation of 2380 feet, this trail gradually climbs as it follows the northern side of Kelsey creek. The topography and scenery change rapidly as the trail winds above deep pools and repeated low falls on the creek. Visitors are treated to Maple Falls, a prominent cascade, oak Madrone flats giving way to pine and fir forested slopes and sweeping views of the massive King's Castle marble formation.
Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: Soil
Average Grade: 6%
Elevation Low Point: 2,380
Elevation High Point: 6,200
Year Designated: 0
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Klamath National Forest
11263 N Hwy. 3
Fort Jones , CA 96032 email@example.com
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