Lyons Ranch

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Trail Name Lyons Ranch
Trail No. n/a
Nearest City Orick
State/Region California
Country United States
Trail Use Icon Hike 20px.png
Type Out-and-Back
TH Amenities None
Season Year-Round
Difficulty Rating
Distance 4 Miles Round Trip
Elevation Gain 450 Feet
Low Point 2,260 Feet
High Point 2,700 Feet
Latitude 41.147466
Longitude -123.894222
Trip Reports Lyons Ranch
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Trail Overview

The path to Lyons Ranch follows an old road down to the old Lyons family homestead. Between 1865 and 1969, the Lyons family ran a self-sufficiant sheep ranch there. It was known as the Home Place. Remnants of the Lyons family barn, shepherds' cabins, and orchards still remain along the trail. The trail travels though old grass pastures, tree groves, and open hill side offering amazing views.

How to get there

From Oreck California head north for just over 1 mile and turn east onto Bald Hills Road. Continue up Bald Hills Road for 16.8 miles to the parking lot and trailhead on the right(south). The last mile or two of the road is dirt. Motor homes and trailers are not advised on Bald Hills Road. Google Map

Route Description

Follow the road southwest down to the old Lyons Ranch site.

Typical Conditions

East out and back down to the location of the Lyons family ranch. A side road can be taken down to the old sheep shed to make a loop hike.

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