Last week my wife and I went on a ride through Pescadero Creek County Park, a park outside La Honda.

Pescadero Creek County Park
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Most of the park is hiking trails only, but there’s an old logging trail that is open to horses and bicycles. From the entrance to the park, it runs about 5 miles, through some hilly but not overwhelming terrain.

Pescadero Creek County Park
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It’s a very pretty ride, but I’m partial to redwood forests.

There are a number of hiking trails, including on that leads to Tiptoe Falls, a small but charming waterfall surrounded by ferns; we meant to go find it, but took the wrong trail, and never got there.


tiptoe falls, photo by GlennFrancoSimmons, via flickr

Even if you don’t see the falls, though, it’s a good ride.

Pescadero Creek County Park
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