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Carmel River Trail to Hiding Canyon Camp


Round Trip: 8 miles to Bluff Camps, 9 miles to Carmel River Camps, 11 miles to Sulphur Spring Camp, 14 miles to Buckskin Flat Camp, 18 miles to Hiding Canyon Camp,
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Overview:
  Attractions are narrow, wooded river canyon with rock outcroppings.  Bluff Camp relatively popular, Hiding Canyon Camp is secluded. 

Camps:
  Variety of camps along river, dispersed camping also possible.  Perennial water from Carmel River.

Access:
  No parking limit at Los Padres Dam parking lot. 

Notes:
  • Numerous river crossings (27 to Hiding Canyon Camp), may not be marked - can be impassable after heavy winter rains. 
• No river crossings needed for "Bluff Camp - West".

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  Local Trail Conditions Map
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