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Orchard Camp via Mt Wilson Trail

The first half of the trail to Mount Wilson, an old camp used by Mr Wilson himself.
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 6.9 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  The trail was originally built by Benjamin Davis Wilson, who was the grandfather of General George S. Patton around 1852.

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Tips:  Bring lots of water, no mater what the weather outlook.

In the winter rain is a possibility, make sure to bring rain gear.

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Points of Interest

1. Camp Orchard

2. Trail head

3. First Views of the City Below

4. Stream Crossing

Watch your step, you may need to hope some rock depending on the time of year.

5. trail

6. First Water

This is your first chance to get wet or rest. Not many places to step off the trail to catch your breath until First water.

7. Steep area

Some areas are steep, watch your footing

8. Want to know how far it is?

This sign gives you distances to all the major points along the trail.