Notes: Use this alternate route to visit Rockview whenever Bull Creek is impassable. If the seasonal footbridge over Bull Creek is installed or Bull Creek is low enough to wade across, use the 0.9 mi (1.4 km) shorter normal route to Rockview from the Big Trees Day Use Area parking lot instead.
Drive: Rockview is 197 mi (317 km) north of San Francisco near the community of Weott.
Northbound: From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Weott, take exit 663 South Fork Honeydew and turn left onto California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants). Drive north 0.2 mi (0.3 km) on California State Route 254 (Avenue of the Giants) and turn left, under the bridge, onto Mattole Road.
Southbound: From U.S. Highway 101 just north of Weott, take exit 663 South Fork Honeydew and turn right onto Mattole Road.
Drive west 5.2 mi (8.4 km) on Mattole Road to the bridge which crosses Bull Creek. 500 ft (152 m) past the bridge, near a small sign that reads trailhead is on your left.
Hike: From the trailhead, hike east 1.0 mi (1.6 km) on Bull Creek Flats Trail South to an unmarked trail junction. Turn left at the trail junction and hike north 0.1 mi (0.2 km) on an unnamed trail to Rockview which stands near the trail on your right.
|Rating:||Easy||One-Way Distance:||1.1 mi||(1.8 km)||Ascent:||169 ft||(52 m)|
|Time:||30 min||Off-Trail:||90 ft||(27 m)||Descent:||230 ft||(70 m)|
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