Hiking near Auburn, California

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Base Of Auburn Dam
Base Of Auburn Dam
Auburn, California, United States (0.8 miles away)
 
3.2 mile trail near Auburn, California - American River, Sacramento metro area

The hike to the Base Of Auburn Dam Site is about 3.2 miles long and located near Auburn, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. This trek start at Gate 142 of the Auburn State Recreational Area and proceeds down to the base Auburn Dam. Most of the route follows a paved road. The route then reverses itself and returns...
Quarry Trail
Quarry Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area, California, United States (2.5 miles away)
 
Easy: 3.5 miles, 1-3 hours
Walk along the river where the historic railway once traveled and end up at a stunning amphitheater of carved limestone

This great hike along the Middle Fork of the American River ends in a spectacular amphitheater of sheer limestone walls rising around you. Enjoy the natural beauty of the American river canyon and also pass by an enormous cave that was the site of both paleontologic excavations and more mining activities. Learn about the plants and animals present...
Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge
Mountain Quarries Railroad Bridge
Auburn State Recreation Area, California, United States (2.4 miles away)
 
Easy: 0.5 miles, 1 hour or less
Enjoy views of the Middle Fork American River Canyon on this easy walk across the historic arched cement bridge

This short walk brings you up to and then across the Mountain Quarries RailRoad Bridge, which was the longest concrete arch railroad bridge in the world when it was built in 1912. Enjoy great views of the Middle Fork American River Canyon and marvel at what was a fantastic feat of construction for its time. The triple span bridge was built by the...
Lake Clementine Loop Via Trail & Unmarked Riverbank Route
Lake Clementine Loop Via Trail & Unmarked Riverbank Route
Auburn, California, United States (2.6 miles away)
 
4.6 mile trail near Auburn, Placerville, and Sacramento, California

Lake Clementine Loop Via Trail & Unmarked Riverbank Route is about 4.6 miles long and located near Auburn, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. This route takes the easy trail from the Old Foresthill Bridge underneath the New Foresthill Bridge to the Lake Clementine dam.  The return route is somewhat strenuous...
Easy Hike to Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls
Easy Hike to Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls
Cool, California, United States (2.4 miles away)
 
Easy: 2.1 miles, 1-3 hours
2.1 mile trail near Auburn, California (also near Sacramento, Cool, and Placerville)

This easy hike to Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls is about 2.1 miles round trip stroll located near Cool, California. The trail is great for walking and normally takes 1-3 hours. The trail is also used by an occasional horse and rider. Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls flows year-round. The waterfall can provide a respite from the sun. It's a nice place...
Avery's Pond Via Unmarked Trail (Off-season Route)
Avery's Pond Via Unmarked Trail (Off-season Route)
Auburn, California, United States (5.0 miles away)
 
1.8 mile trail near Auburn, Sacramento, and Roseville, California

Avery's Pond Via Unmarked Trail (Off-season Route) is about 1.8 miles long and located near Newcastle, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. Avery Pond is a beautiful pond near the shores of Folsom Lake in Rattlesnake Bar State Park. This route is suggested only during times of the year when the gate to the park...
Folsom to Auburn - American River North Fork
Folsom to Auburn - American River North Fork
Newcastle, California, United States (5.0 miles away)
12.4 mile trail near Newcastle, California

A great hike along the American River North Fork.  We parked at the end of Rattlesnake Rd prior to the gate and dropped another car off Hwy 49 just after it crosses the American Ricer North Fork. The trail starts with the Pioneer Express Trail and then follows the Western States Trail. We took a couple of sidetracks to the river and bushwhacked back...
The Oak Nature Trail - Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
The Oak Nature Trail - Folsom Lake State Recreation Area
Folsom Lake State Recreation Area, California, United States (9.4 miles away)
 
Easy: 1.6 miles, 1 hour or less
Take an interpretive walk along Folsom Lake to learn about the plants and animals in the area

If you are looking for an easy hike with great views of the lake and a wonderful introduction to the area's plants and animals this is the hike for you. As you walk along the trail look out for the many interpretive stops, each of which explain an important element that helps make up this wonderful area. Learn about the Galls on the giant oak trees,...
Dave Moore Loop Trail
Dave Moore Loop Trail
Lotus, California, United States (10.1 miles away)
 
1.1 mile trail near Lotus, California

This little gem of a trail highlights not only some of the wonderful flora of the area, but a little of the gold mining history as well.
The Monroe Ridge Trail
The Monroe Ridge Trail
Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, California, United States (11.7 miles away)
 
Moderate: 2.3 miles, 1-3 hours
Enjoy a 2.3-mile hike in the hills above historical Coloma in Marshall Gold Discovery Historical State Park

This nice hike starts on the other side of Hwy 49 from the parking lot ($8 for day use) and is a nice introduction to some history of the area. The trail is fairly steep at the beginning but will soon level out and become more enjoyable. You can bring a lunch and stop at one of the two picnic tables along the trail to enjoy the views and listen...
Miners Ravine Trail Along Dry Creek - Folsom Rd. to Harding Blvd
Miners Ravine Trail Along Dry Creek - Folsom Rd. to Harding Blvd
Roseville, California, United States (14.9 miles away)
 
1.7 mile trail near Roseville, California

Miners Ravine Trail Along Dry Creek - From Folsom Rd. to Harding Blvd., Roseville, CA is about 1.7 miles long and located near Roseville, California. The trail is great for walking and normally takes 1 hour or less. This short, easy, and peaceful hike/bike ride begins at the Folsom Road Trail head of the Miners' Ravine Trail.  The trail is paved....
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail via Dirt Trail and Bike Path
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail via Dirt Trail and Bike Path
Roseville, California, United States (15.8 miles away)
 
Easy: 2.9 miles, 1-3 hours
2.9 mile trail near Sacramento, Pleasant Grove, Lincoln, and Roseville, California

Pleasant Grove Creek Trail, South Branch is about 2.9 miles long and located near Roseville, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes 1-3 hours. This fairly level route starts at Horncastle Avenue and winds its way to Veterans Park. The route to attempts to stay on dirt trails whenever possible, however several sections follow...
Stevens Trail - Colfax
Stevens Trail - Colfax
Colfax, California, United States (16.0 miles away)
 
Moderate: 7.5 miles, Half day
7.5 mile trail near Colfax, California

Stevens Trail is about 7.5 miles long located near Colfax, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes a half day. It is very scenic, rich in history and is on the National Register of Historic places. Built by Truman Allen Stevens it was used as a toll road for miners that needed to get from the mining town of Iowa Hill to the railroad...
Fairy Falls & Dry Creek Loop
Fairy Falls & Dry Creek Loop
Grass Valley, California, United States (18.3 miles away)
 
4.9 mile trail near Marysville, Wheatland, Beal, and Grass Valley, California

The Fairy Falls & Dry Creek Loop Trail is about 4.9 miles long. It is located near Beale Air Force Base and Grass Valley, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes between 2-4 hours. The two large waterfalls at the end of the hike make this moderately easy trek well worth the time. The trail traverses through forests and meadows....
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Hidden Falls
by Achaetes on Mar 25, 2012
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 5.4 miles (6.4 miles away)
Hidden Falls Regional Park only has about 7 miles of trails, but that's just about right for us.  It opened in 2006, but still looks brand new.  There are signs (see photo) at every major junction with maps and an indicator showing "You Are Here".  The sign posts are also numbered and the numbers are shown on the maps.  I would say the trails are easy to moderate (there weren't any real...
Old bridge ruins under water in American River NF Photo
Mountain Quarries Bridge Photo
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American River heading to Lake Folsom Photo
Training Hill Tr/Pig Farm Tr Loop
by cougr on Sep 11, 2011
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 2.9 miles (2.3 miles away)
Steep climb up Training Hill Tr from American River Confluence towards Cool. Pig Farm Tr is an easy down hill finish to this loop.
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Quarry Trail
by chris on Oct 26, 2010
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 3.5 miles (2.5 miles away)
Eric Peach was nice enough to lead us on an interpretive walk of the Quarry Trail in Auburn State Recreation Area.  During this 3.5-mile round-trip hike he explained the history of the quarry and the area, native plants and wildlife, and answered our many questions about the Quarry and its history.
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Auburn Canal Loop
by nationalparklover on May 22, 2012
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 3.1 miles (0.8 miles away)
Since this trail follows a canal for almost half of the hike making this a fairly level course.  The first half of the trek is mostly in the shade.  A good portion of the second half is in full sun.  For this reason, it is a nice hike the early in the morning or in the evening. About 2/3rds of the way through the hike you get a good view of the...
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Stagecoach Trail
by honeybrook on Aug 27, 2012
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 2.4 miles (1.6 miles away)
The trail is broad (made for a stagecoach) with a regular slope which takes you into the rather steep American River Canyon. At the end of this hike is the confluence of the North and middle forks of the American River. High likelihood to see deer.
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Hidden Falls
by dean.witcraft on Dec 30, 2012
Hiking | 6.0 miles (6.4 miles away)