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Arroyo Seco Trail

Round Trip: 4 miles to Forks Camp, 6 miles to Madrone Camp
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Attractions are pine and oak forest with surrounding rock formations.  Could combine with dayhike to ridge above (see Carrizo Loop Photomap) or to Cone Peak (see Carrizo Spring Camp to Cone Peak Photomap) for expansive views. 

Variety of camps under trees, except Forks Usecamp.  Dispersed camping also possible.  Perennial water from Arroyo Seco River. 

Road access is lengthy, subject to closure in winter with heavy rains at South Del Venturi ford (controlled by Fort Hunter-Liggett).  Parking at Memorial Park Campground for $10/day. 

• Arroyo Seco crossings can become hazardous after heavy rains. 

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