Hiking near Sacramento, California

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Hagan Park: Wooded trail hike by the American River
Hagan Park: Wooded trail hike by the American River
Rancho Cordova, California, United States (9.4 miles away)
Easy: 3.0 miles, 1-3 hours
Ride miniature trains, visit a small petting zoo and let your dog run free all before starting your hike along the river

Hagan Park has quite a bit more than your average park in the area. There's free train rides held by the miniature train enthusiasts, there's a petting zoo with bunnies, donkeys and goats and, as of 2010, there's a new dog park. This features enormous grassy lawns, drinking fountains and three separate areas to keep the big dogs segregated from the...
Dry Creek Trail
Dry Creek Trail
Roseville, California, United States (12.8 miles away)
 
Easy: 1.7 miles, 1-3 hours
1.7 mile trail (3.4 mi. round-trip) near Roseville, Antelope, Sacramento, and Sabre City, California

Dry Creek Trail is about 1.7 miles long (3.4 miles round-trip) and located near Roseville and Antelope, California. The trail is great for hiking and normally takes about 90 minutes to complete the round trip. Makes for a peaceful evening walk along Dry Creek. This is a good dirt trail near a nicely paved bike path. Many people walk their dogs....
Dry Creek Bike Path
Dry Creek Bike Path
Sabre City, California, United States (12.8 miles away)
 
1.6 mile trail near Roseville, Antelope, Sacramento, and Sabre City, California

Dry Creek Bike Path is about 1.6 miles long and located near Sabre City, California. The trail is great for bicycling and walking and normally takes 1 hour or less. A nice a paved bike path for walking and bicycling.
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail via Dirt Trail and Bike Path
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail via Dirt Trail and Bike Path
Roseville, California, United States (16.5 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...
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 (16.4 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....
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 (24 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,...
Bobelaine Sanctuary Trails Loop
Bobelaine Sanctuary Trails Loop
Nicolaus, California, United States (25 miles away)
Easy: 5.3 miles, Half day
5.3 mile loop for bird watching and hiking near Nicolaus, California

The Bobelaine Sanctuary Trails Loop is about 5.3 miles long and located near Nicolaus, California. This 430 acre wildlife sanctuary is maintained by volunteers of the Sacramento Audubon Society.   It was donated to National Audubon in 1975 by Bob & Elaine Crandall. It was easy to get there.  From Sacramento we took I-5 N, then the Hwy 70/99...
Avery's Pond Via Unmarked Trail (Off-season Route)
Avery's Pond Via Unmarked Trail (Off-season Route)
Auburn, California, United States (27 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 (27 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...
Base Of Auburn Dam
Base Of Auburn Dam
Auburn, California, United States (31 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...
Easy Hike to Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls
Easy Hike to Black Hole Of Calcutta Falls
Cool, California, United States (34 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...
Quarry Trail
Quarry Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area, California, United States (34 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 (34 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 (34 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...
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Hidden Falls
by Achaetes on Mar 25, 2012
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 5.4 miles (32 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...
Bridge Photo
Under N. Sunrise Photo
Bike path Photo
Bridge built circa 2005 Photo
Roseville Trails with Meetup.com group: Foothill Hikers
by Athonia on Sep 14, 2010
Sacramento, California
Hiking | 3.8 miles (17.8 miles away)
[from Foothill Hikers meetup.com description] This is an easy out and back hike of 60 to 90-minutes.  The trailhead is found in the back-end of the United Artist Cinema parking lot in Roseville. This hike accommodates all speeds of walkers from fast to beginner.The meetup group goes east (right) towards Sierra College turning north-east (left) onto Secret Ravine trail ~.8-mile into the hike. Group goes to the end where we turn-around and head back....
Old bridge ruins under water in American River NF Photo
Mountain Quarries Bridge Photo
Mountain Quarries Bridge plaque Photo
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 (34 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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Take the right fork of the bike path Photo
Pleasant Grove Creek Trail, South Branch
by nationalparklover on Jan 15, 2013
Roseville, California, United States
Hiking | 2.9 miles (16.5 miles away)
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 the paved bike trail at places.
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Middle Fork of the river Photo
On the trail with our guide Photo
Middle Fork of the river Photo
Quarry Trail
by chris on Oct 26, 2010
Auburn, California, United States
Hiking | 3.5 miles (34 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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Fosters Bighorn Ride
by grchadwell on Nov 07, 2009
Hood Junction, California, United States
Hiking | 70 miles (11.3 miles away)