Hatton Loop Trail

Jedediah Smith Redwoods California State Park
Located 5.7 miles from Crescent City, California (CA)
4 Stars
603 Steps 1  (0.3 mi)

The Hatton Loop Trail is a short trail that connects with the popular Hatton Trail; the trailhead for the Hatton Loop Trail is located across the road from the trailhead for the Simpson-Reed Trail on highway 199.

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The Hatton Loop Trail has a maximum elevation of 232 ft (71 m), a minimum elevation of 169 ft (52 m), and an elevation range of 63 ft (19 m).


[ A to B ] or [ B to A ]
Steps 1Length 2Min Ele 3Max Ele 4
6030.3 mi169 ft232 ft
[ A to B ]
Time 5Floors 6Gain 7Loss 8
8 min4.251 ft44 ft
[ B to A ]
8 min3.744 ft51 ft

What is the length of the Hatton Loop Trail?

The length of the trail is 0.3 mi (0.4 km) or 603 steps.

How long does it take to hike the Hatton Loop Trail?

A person in good physical health can hike the trail in 8 min in the [ A to B ] direction, and in 8 min in the [ B to A ] direction.


The following chart shows the total calories that you may expend on the trail while hiking in the [ A to B ] and [ B to A ] direction at a typical speed and is based on gross weight (which includes anything carried), the topography, trail length and trail conditions.

Topo Maps

Download the free Hatton Loop Trail topo map and the adjoining quads to plan your hike. These are full-sheet, 7.5 Minute (1:24,000 scale) Jedediah Smith Redwoods California State Park topographic maps. Do you want full-sheet outdoor recreation JPEG Topo Maps?

Adjoining 7.5' Quadrangle Legend

  1. Northwest Topo Map: Smith River, CA
  2. North Topo Map: High Divide, CA
  3. Northeast Topo Map: High Plateau Mountain, CA
  4. West Topo Map: Crescent City, CA
  5. Topo Map: Hiouchi, CA
  6. East Topo Map: Gasquet, CA
  7. Southwest Topo Map: Sister Rocks, CA
  8. South Topo Map: Childs Hill, CA
  9. Southeast Topo Map: Canthook Mountain, CA

Is there a Hatton Loop trail map?

Yes, and it's free! The Hatton Loop Trail is located on the Hiouchi topo map. Use the adjoining quadrangle legend to download the map.



  1. Steps is a unit of distance equal to the sum of stride lengths that vary with the terrain.
  2. Length is the distance of the trail between the two trailheads, measured on the trail.
  3. Min Ele is the minimum elevation on the trail.
  4. Max Ele is the maximum elevation on the trail.
  5. Time is the typical total time required to hike the trail.
  6. Floors is the gain divided by twelve, the height of one floor.
  7. Gain (cumulative elevation gain) is the sum of every gain in elevation.
  8. Loss (cumulative elevation loss) is the sum of every loss in elevation.