Plenty of people enjoying the trail.

Trail View
A typical view on the trail. There are plenty of rocks on the trail so you often have to pay attention to foot placement. Hiking boots are recommended!
User: Austin Explorer - 5/12/2013

Location: Purgatory Creek Natural Area

Rating: 3stars
Difficulty: 3point5stars  Solitude: 2point5stars
Miles Hiked: 8.40 Miles  Elapsed Time: 4 hours, 4 minutes


I hiked most of upper Purgatory Creek today.  The one exception was the Paraiso Trail, which is closed through the end of May for Golden Cheek Warbler nesting.  I'll come back another time to mark that part off.

The weather was pleasant today and not too hot.  There were some muddy sections to navigate given the recent rains but much of the trail is rather rough and rocky so the was not much of an issue.

During my hike I spotted two white tail deer and even a wild turkey.  Unlike the deer, the wild turkey didn't seem too disturbed by my presense.

Log Photos
Trail View
Coming up to the Overlook
Look out below!
Talking turkey with the locals