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Piety Hill Loop, CA

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Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance Loop 4.3 miles
Trailhead Elevation 596 feet
Elevation Gain 350 feet
Accumulated Gain 500 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 1.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 6.8
Interest Perennial Creek
Backpack No
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4  2018-05-06
Cloverdale - Piety Hill Loop
1  2017-04-01 lojones5
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, Oct, May, Mar
Seasons   ALL
Sun  7:00am - 5:49pm
Official Route
1 Alternative
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A Clear View of Clear Creek
by lojones5

Piety Hill Loop is a part of the network of Cloverdale Trails at Clear Creek Greenway. The trail is dog friendly. The area is a part of BLM Public Lands and provides outdoor trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The two loop trails, Piety Hill Loop and Cloverdale Loop, each have a lookout point with a view of Clear Creek Canyon. Clear Creek Canyon also offers great whitewater kayaking. Near the Horsetown Clear Creek Preserve (near the lower Clear Creek Bridge) tubers and novice kayakers can have fun on the run to Clear Creek Gorge. Make sure to portage before (look for the signs) the Clear Creek Gorge, it is unrunable and dangerous.

As always around these areas, watch out for poison oak. On this trail, also be aware of bikers and horses.

Keep an eye out for evidence of early gold mining in this area.

Much of the trail is within open grasslands and oak woodlands, with grass and wildflowers in the Spring. The trail is mostly flat, and not too rugged. A great trail for hikers and mountain bikers as well. There are several views of Lassen in the distance, but the highlight of the trail is a fantastic overlook of Clear Creek Canyon.

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2017-04-05 lojones5
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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.

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Map Drive
Paved - Car Okay

To hike
From Redding, take Placer St. about 12 miles West to Igo. Turn left of Cloverdale Road and drive about 1 mile to reach the trailhead where there is a large parking area.
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