Hiking Schedule

The Friends of Scotchman Peaks Wilderness is proud to offer free group hikes winter and summer! We have hikes for all abilities–from easy family hikes to off trail bushwhack adventures.

Make sure to sign up early. All of our hikes have a group size limit. If a hike does fill up, you can sign up below to get your name on the waitlist and be notified if a spot opens up.

Check out the menu of hikes to choose from below.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? We’re always in search of volunteers to lead group hikes and outdoor education field trips. Why not you?

Please note the Difficulty Rating of each hike and choose hikes within your personal physical limits. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early!

Family Hike at Ross Creek Cedars

Rating: Easy

Join us for a walk through the Ross Creek Cedars Scenic Area and then down trail #142 away from the crowds. We’ll go slow so kiddos can “ooo” and “aaaa” all they want. While we’ll be in a group, we encourage families to stay in their “bubble” and bring things like hand sanitizer. We’ll have some lunch along the trail, …

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Scotchman Peak Trail #65

Rating: Moderate to Strenuous

Hike Scotchman Peak at the end of the season. Bring layers of clothes, plenty of water, lunch and a camera for those views. The trail is not long (less than 8 miles roundtrip). It is steep and strenuous. We will go slow enough for all to make it to the top. 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM.

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