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White waterfall tumbling down a wall of rocks. A green forest is on the other side of the bank.

Trails at Cook's Canyon

Trail conditions range from easy to moderate. Some trails have short moderate to steep slopes. Portions of the trail may be wet or muddy following spring thaw or heavy rains. Due to steepness, please approach the canyon cautiously. Crossing the dam is prohibited. 

Trail Map

download Cook's Canyon Trail Map (126.3 kB)

Trail Descriptions

Cook’s Canyon Trail 

Take the trail loop trail for an overlook at the edge of the canyon. Half the trail follows the sanctuary road; the other half follows a path through the woodlands. 

Galloway Brook Trail 

This is a short side trail above Galloway Brook. It leads back to the Cooks Canyon Trail and accesses the Wildwood Trail. 

Wildwood Trail 

During seasons with low water, this trail allows you to cross Galloway Brook. This rugged trail guides you through the wilder part of the sanctuary.