Ewoldsen Trail

Jackson brown

Re: Ewoldsen Trail

Post by Jackson brown »

Date Hiked: June 23, 2024
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

The “waters” trail is also open!
Walk from partington cove to mcway falls, take a side trip to the tin house
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gfelsman
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Re: Ewoldsen Trail - West End Open Again

Post by gfelsman »

Date Hiked: June 7, 2024
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

Ewoldsen Trail at Julia Pfeiffer Burns is open! See trail info below.

🚗 Parking within Julia Pfeiffer Burns is $10 cash only
💦 It’s been hot out there! Pack plenty of water and snacks
📲 There is limited to no cell phone coverage at Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP. Download maps ahead of time and share your plans if you’re hiking solo

The Ewoldsen trail starts from the Canyon trail and gains elevation through a redwood forest. This trail splits into a loop around the canyon after 1.5 miles. The total trail out and back is ~5 miles. ‼️ The west half of the loop is open, the east half of the loop is closed ‼️

Thank you for recreating responsibly!
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gfelsman
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Re: Ewoldsen Trail Closed At Present

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Date Hiked: July 12, 2018
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

Just a note as of July 12th, 2018, the Trail is closed for now. Check State Park Website for latest information.
tranandaman
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Re: Ewoldsen Trail

Post by tranandaman »

Date Hiked: June 9, 2015
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

No issues as far as we could tell!
I'll let our camera do the talking... Here's a one-minute view from our trip:

https://vimeo.com/justat/ewoldsen
pantilat
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Re: Ewoldsen Trail

Post by pantilat »

Date Hiked: December 27, 2014
General Condition: Clear (no obstacles and tread well defined)

The Ewoldsen Loop is entirely open (ocean side and canyon side) and it's in great shape. The Waters Trail was also brushed with a couple newly fallen trees that are easy to duck under. The use path up to Alta Vista has a three messy blowdowns on it but I cleaned up the small branches to make the path through these blowdowns easier. This is one of the more popular trails along the Big Sur Coast so for peace and quiet on the trail I recommend a trip first thing in the morning.
John H

Re: Ewoldsen Trail

Post by John H »

Hiked to the overlook bench today. The ocean side of the loop is open but the east side of the loop remains closed. There were many downed trees and sections of eroded trail in the last 1/2 mile or so - far more than when I hiked it last July.
GeneSalamin

Re: Ewoldsen Trail

Post by GeneSalamin »

From the Julia Pfeiffer Burns SP website, as of the time of this posting:

All trails at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, with only 1 exception, are now open for hiking, including the recently cleared Tan Bark Trail.

Hazardous conditions still exist on the Ewoldson trail and it remains closed while repairs are completed throughout the summer. Please carefuly observe closure signs.
MarcRLevin
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Ewoldsen Trail

Post by MarcRLevin »

Hi,

Does anyone know if the Ewoldsen Trail is open now? Can anyone report on the condition of the trail?

Thanks,
Marc
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