This was a really cool hike. We were pleasantly surprised with the variety of the hike. There were shady areas, non-shady areas, parts near a creek, parts with a very narrow trail next to a field of flowers, inclines, declines, etc. It had it all. There were so many trails, we actually got a little lost. We were very happy we took a photo of the map when we arrived because it helped us find our way out. We came across 3 mountain bikers and 2 couples hiking, so there was pretty good solitude.