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Churn Creek Trails, CA

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Guide 1 Triplog  0 Topics
Rated  Favorite Wish List CA > Northern
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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance Round Trip 3.5 miles
Trailhead Elevation 592 feet
Elevation Gain 60 feet
Accumulated Gain 175 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 4.38
Backpack No
varies or not certain dogs are allowed
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Author lojones5
author avatar Guides 21
Routes 149
Photos 445
Trips 87 map ( 439 miles )
Age 25 Male Gender
Location Redding, CA
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Preferred   Apr, Mar, Nov, Feb → Any
Sun  6:57am - 5:50pm
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A stroll through nature
by lojones5

Likely In-Season!
The Churn Creek Trails are a quick an easy way to walk through some nature without straying far from the neighborhood. The trails are open from daylight to dusk.

While dogs and bikes are welcome on the Churn Creek trails, they are prohibited on the connecting Lema Ranch trails which are property of the McConnell Foundation who kindly allow hikers to freely walk through their trails.

The hike consists of gravel trails, and passes an open field before becoming more shaded by large oak trees. The paths are generally quiet, although you may see people from the neighborhood walking their dogs on the trail since the trail can be accessed from several locations from the surrounding neighborhood. There is a small park/playground near the south end of the trails called Minder Park, which can be a great place to walk to with a family. There are many side trails in the area that all eventually lead back to one another, so you can take a different route with each visit.

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2016-12-12 lojones5
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$

    Map Drive
    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From CA-299 E/Lake Blvd E, take exit 141 for Hawley Rd toward Churn Creek Rd. Take the first left onto College View Dr, then after 0.2 miles turn right onto Tidmore Ln. The trailhead will be at the end of Tidmore Ln where there is a small parking lot. A gate leads to the trails; be sure to close it after entering.
    page created by lojones5 on Dec 11 2016 11:15 pm
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