Trails

The Pelican Nature Trail at 2714 Dairy Road, Vernalis, California, 95385 is an approximately 4-mile long trail that is open every day from 1/2-hour before sunrise to 1/2-hour after sunset. The trail is a series of three connected loops (like the links of a chain) meandering through uplands, wetlands, and riparian riparian
Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas.

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woodland. The distal loop leads the hiker into an oxbow of the San Joaquin River providing good views of the river and of heron, egret, and cormorant rookeries (during nesting season) on the other side. A map of the trail is available at the information kiosk at the trailhead.

Pelican Nature Trail

The Pelican Nature Trail is approximately 4-miles long consisting of a series of three connected loops (like the links of a chain) meandering through uplands, wetlands, and riparian riparian Definition of riparian habitat or riparian areas. Learn more about riparian woodland. The distal loop leads the hiker into an oxbow of the San Joaquin River providing good views of the river.
Trail Length (mi)
3.88
Trail Difficulty
Difficulty Meter / introductory
Easy
Route Type
System
Trail Activities
Birding
Painting and drawing
Photography
Picnicking
Wildlife watching
Suitability
Dog friendly
Kid friendly
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Beckwith Wildlife Observation Area Trail

Trail Length (mi)
0.02
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