The Big Leaf Trail is most often accessed from the parking area via the Big Leaf Connector
. The first half of the trail is nearly flat as it parallels Faught Road. To the south and west are views of nearby vineyards until the trail turns east and begins a short steep climb into the trees.
Fortunately, the grade backs off pretty soon and the rest of the trail is a mellow climb to a clearing where the trail ends at the South Ridge Trail
and Ridge Trail