Redwood trail is a 1.5-mile trail with an elevation gain/loss of 750’. The trailhead for Redwood is located at Poli Poli Spring state recreation area. Proceed beyond the gate leading to the cabin and look to your right.
Redwood trail is a fun descent and challenging climb that switchbacks through a redwood forest. Sections of native ferns create a bright contrast against the fallen, brown pine needles and dark barks of the Redwood trees. If time is not an issue; pause to appreciate the quiet and serenity of your surroundings.
Redwood is an extremely technical trail dominated by exposed roots. If these roots are wet (even a little) they can be very slippery. The trail is the safest to ride when conditions are dry. Use caution when climbing and descending.
Riders should be aware that this trail culminates at the parks lowest elevation. There are two options to climb back out and both are extremely challenging. The first option is to “turn & burn”. The second option is to take boundary trail. This trail should only ridden by experienced riders who are confident about their fitness.