Sugarpine Railroad Grade Strawberry Branch

Sugar Pine Railroad Grade (Strawberry Branch)

This stretch of the Sugar Pine Railroad grade runs along the South Fork Stanislaus River from Fraser Flat Road to Old Strawberry Road. At around three miles oneway and very little elevation gain, it’s an easy hike or bike ride for just about anyone. The trail starts out as a wide fire road at Fraser Flat […]

Philadelphia Ditch at S. Fork Stanislaus

Philadelphia Ditch Trail

The Philadelphia Ditch is part of PG&E’s Spring Gap-Stanislaus Hydroelectric Project. The ditch begins life 1.5 miles upstream from Fraser Flat Campground on the South Fork Stanislaus River. The water from the South Fork flows into the ditch via the Philadelphia Diversion Dam where it flows 4.7 miles to the Spring Gap Forebay. It then travels down […]