Bay Area Hiker: Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Robert Louis Stevenson State Park

Featured hike
0.0:  Begin on the west side of CA 29 at the Stevenson Memorial trailhead, on the Stevenson Memorial Trail.
0.8:  Stevenson Memorial Trail ends at T junction with Mount St. Helena Trail. Turn left.
3.4:  Saddle and unmarked junction with a fire road doubling back to the left leading to South Peak. Continue straight.
4.5:  An unsigned, rough fire road breaks off to the left. Continue to the right.
5.0:  End of trail, at the summit. Retrace your steps back to the trailhead.
10.0: Back at the trailhead.

Getting there:
Leave San Francisco via the Bay Bridge. Drive north on I-80 26 miles, then exit #33 onto CA 37. Drive west on CA 37 2.5 miles to the junction with CA 29. Turn right and drive north on CA 29 38 miles to the junction with CA 128. Turn right, and continue another 9 miles east on CA 29 into Robert Louis Stevenson State Park, where there's roadside parking on the left side of the road (there's a larger dirt lot on the right).

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