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Dutra Flat Loop

Baldwin Ranch Road (dirt), County Line Ridge Usetrail, Murry Mine Track, Salmon Creek Trail

Round Trip: 15 miles, 4400 ft.gain
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Overview:
  Attractions are coastal and inland views from coastal ridgeline and large grassy meadows. 

Camps:
  Dutra Flat Camp or dispersed camping.  Cattle may seasonally be found around Dutra Flat Camp making it unattractive - suggest camping at Dutra homestead instead.  Perennial spring at Dutra Flat Camp, nearby creek at Dutra homestead. 
For additional water information check individual camp descriptions on interactive map.
Access:
  72 hour parking allowed along CA Route 1 at trialhead. 

Notes:
  • North end of Murry Mine Track can get brushy/obscure. 
• Baldwin Ranch Road (dirt) is gated, never seen a vehicle on it.
• Dutra Usetrail allows shorter route for those experienced in wilderness off-trail route finding

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  Local Trail Conditions Map
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