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Durphy Creek Loop

Durphy Creek Loop

Durphy Creek Loop

Durphy Creek Loop

Location: Richardson Grove State Park, Humboldt County, CA
Miles: 4 miles
Difficulty: moderate
Duration: 2 hours
Users: Dogs, horses, and mountain bikes not permitted. No wheelchair access.

Features: Most challenging hike within this park, Durphy Creek, Tan Oak Springs, tan oak forest, Madrone Campground

durphy creek loop

One of Richardson Grove State Park’s trails is the Durphy Creek Loop that stretches for approximately 4 miles, with a lot of elevation. The maintenance of the trail is good, and quite secluded, though the path can get a bit challenging the tranquility and pleasing vistas it offers will surely feel rewarding.

This trail features the exquisite Tan Oak Springs and the Madrone Campground. It is a good trail to use if you want to experience a great diversity of habitats, offered by the Richardson Grove State Park.

Top 3 Adventure Hacks

1) Stay hydrated

Make sure you bring lots of water since this trek might take about 3-4 hours long. To be more efficient, you can get a hydration pack.

2) Bring trekking poles

A good trekking pole will help you get through this hike.

3) Watch out for mosquitoes

Bring an insect repellent to keep those pesky mosquitoes away.

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