Trafalgar Rd Crossing to Buckingham TH

Buckingham Trailhead to Trafalgar RD Trail Crossing

  • Route: Start at the Buckingham Trailhead. Stay on Back-40. Then take the Buckingham Cutoff to the Back 40 Trail.
  • At the Summit School Trail intersection go south on Back-40 Trail, it seems like you should going straight, the Back 40 turns South.
  • Surface: The trail is the soft-surface trail. It is a single track design.
  • Rating: It is rated has a blue square more difficult rating. This walk is strenuous.
  • Distance: This is the robust walk of 1.20 miles. It took about 30 minutes. There is 250 elevation change both up and down. It is uphill going both directions.
  • Parking: There is parking at the Buckingham Trailhead, and we parked the chase car on Purton Ln.
  • Notes: The walk was invigorating; there was a lot of elevation change as the trail Drops about 200 feet from Buckingham to Lake Ann. Then there is a long climb out from Lake Ann to Trafalgar Rd with approximately 250 feet of elevation change. The climb is long and steep. It is both a short walk and a hard walk.
  • Carry water and a phone when walking the trails.