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Home / Mojave Preserve and Desert bikepacking trips / 2007: Henry Coe State Park Mountain-Bike Camping / Day 7: A short day hike from Pacheco Camp up Pacheco Creek, then returning via Pacheco Ridge; about six miles round-trip. 26

There are a lot of interesting possibilities for a day hike or mountain bike ride from centrally located Pacheco Camp, especially since this is my first visit to this corner of the Park.

It's another hot day of course. I choose a simple route that goes up Pacheco Creek canyon to reach 2000 feet, then climbs steeply up to Pacheco Ridge on the Canteen Trail for 3/4 mile, and returns via a two-mile walk along Pacheco Ridge (high point at about 2400 feet). The final descent down Coit Road to Pacheco Camp at 1689 feet is about 3/4 mile long.