Linda Falls Preserve
Trailhead in Linda Falls Preserve
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"THE LINDA FALLS PRESERVE IS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO PROTECT PUBLIC SAFETYDue to a recent spike in medical emergencies, extreme wildfire risk, and crowded trail conditions that prevent required COVID-19 precautions, the Land Trust of Napa County has closed the Linda Falls Preserve to all public use until further notice. Please help us ensure future public access by respecting this closure. For more information, contact the Land Trust of Napa County. Thank you for your cooperation.
LA PRESERVA DE LINDA FALLS ESTÁ CERRADA TEMPORALMENTE PARA LA PROTECCIÓN DE LA SEGURIDAD PÚBLICADebido a un aumento reciente de emergencias médicas, el alto riesgo de incendios forestales, y condiciones de senderos abarrotados que evitan las precauciones requeridas para el COVID-19, el Land Trust of Napa County ha cerrado la Preserva de Linda Falls a todo uso público hasta nuevo aviso. Favor de ayudarnos garantizar el acceso futuro del público con respetar este cierre. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con el Land Trust of Napa County. Gracias por su cooperación."
Linda Falls Preserve, located just outside the hamlet of Angwin, consists of 140 acres in the Conn Creek watershed. The trailhead is located on a bike path behind Caiocca Pass off Howell Mountain Road. Park on the road next to or across from the ball fields, then walk a few hundred feet southwest along Howell Mountain Road to the bike path trailhead.
The Preserve includes two hiking trails, one to Linda Falls, and the other is Old Sawmill Trail, which runs through coniferous forest with mixed chaparral descending 770 feet to the western park boundary. The Linda Falls Trail, which is the more popular of the two trails, provides access to the eponymous Falls, which drop 31 feet into a natural basin and then over large volcanic boulders. The trail crosses the creek at the base, providing spectacular views of the Falls, with some fun boulder hopping (slippery—be very careful) and natural seating among the volcanic remains.