San Francisco: The Forest of Nisene Marks State Park Trail

Look for banana slugs and California newts on this 4.6-mile hike to scenic waterfalls.
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Look for banana slugs and California newts on this 4.6-mile hike to scenic waterfalls.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 7.0

Waypoints

NMT001

Location: 37.0148124694824, -121.905342102051

Trail starts .2 mi. from the Mary Easton Picnic Area

NMT002

Location: 37.0250587463379, -121.903861999512

Former Porter House site

NMT003

Location: 37.0274848937988, -121.90404510498

Bear L @ Loma Prieta Grade Trail

NMT004

Location: 37.0384101867676, -121.907318115234

R @ sign for Hoffman?s historic site

NMT005

Location: 37.0431327819824, -121.903106689453

Cross creek, walk a few steps uphill, turn L on Bridge Creek Trail

NMT006

Location: 37.0453834533691, -121.898162841797

Climb down rocks to the trail as it follows the creek

NMT007

Location: 37.0453910827637, -121.898002624512

Small waterfall--look for banana slugs and newts

NMT008

Location: 37.0469436645508, -121.895225524902

Check out Maple Falls, then begin backtracking

NMT009

Location: 37.0463562011719, -121.896881103516

Stay L on Bridge Creek Trail

NMT010

Location: 37.0373802185059, -121.902206420898

View of redwood canyon

NMT011

Location: 37.0361824035644, -121.903312683105

Cross creek, bear L on trail

NMT012

Location: 37.0273742675781, -121.903732299805

Straight @ 3-way, return to trailhead