Franklin Trail

Franklin Trail is an old trail in Carpinteria that had been closed for decades. Only recently has it been restored and re-opened to the public. It’s beautiful, well-maintained and well-marked. Unfortunately, gloomy conditions kept me from fully enjoying the coastal views the trail provides.  It was nice and cool, however, so I figured that was a fair trade. The trail has been worked in three phases. Today I hiked the first two.
Hiking Distance: 10 1/2 miles

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