- This trail begins at the hunter`s check-in station on the Polipoli Access Road near the top of the switchbacks. The road travels 0.75 mile on the contour to a gate where the trail starts. The trail travels north on the contour for 1 mile, switch backs down 400`elevation, turns back south above the forest boundary and then switch backs up 500` elevation to the starting point. The vegetation is mostly native scrub and grass, with some planted pines near the gate and extensive black wattle in the lower portion. There are excellent views in all directions.