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Distance:
0.8 Miles / 1.3 km
Type:
Loop
Difficulty:
Moderate
Time to Hike:
~24 minutes
Features:
Surface Type:
Dirt
Park:
West Glenwood Preserve
Town:
Scotts Valley, California
Directions:
37.073008, -122.004825
Added:
May 31, 2022
Updated:
May 31, 2022
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143 '

Total Change
187 '

Ascent
183 '

Descent

The Blue Loop at the West Glenwood Preserve in Scotts Valley, California is a moderate 0.7-mile loop trail that features views of the hills within the park along with some views of the Scotts Valley area.

Hike Description
The Blue Loop trailhead can be found at the end of the Entrance Trail. Here, this GPS recording heads in a clockwise direction. The Blue Loop has some exposed areas in the beginning and closer to the Green Loop junction, but for the most-part stays within the forest which provides hikers with shade.

This trail connects to the Orange Loop and Green Loop.

Parking
Hikers will find a small parking lot at the coordinates provided. It's large enough to fit about 6 vehicles.

Pets
Dogs are allowed if leashed and their waste must be carried out by the hiker.

Warnings
Rattlesnakes, mountain lion, wasps, poison oak, and ticks may all be found within this park.

Prohibited
No camping, no plant/animal/mineral collecting, no motorized vehicles or horses. No smoking, no alcohol.

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  4. View / Overlook / Vista

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  5. View / Overlook / Vista

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  6. View / Overlook / Vista

    37.076356, -122.004647
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No community routes found. To add your own hike as a Community Route for this Trail guide, leave a Trip Report with an attached GPX file.

Hazards

Ticks - Lyme Disease More Info (CDC)
Snakes
Poison Ivy/Oak

Seasons

All

Blaze Color

Blue

Photo Albums

1 Trip Report

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0.8 miles / 1.3 km
Trail added
May 31, 2022
Hiked on
May 31, 2022
Updated on
May 31, 2022

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