Backpacking Trails in California
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Backpacking Trails in California

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2 - 110 mi
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California has 753 backpacking trails. These trails range from 2 to 110.4 miles in length. The most popular trails are Mount Whitney Mountaineer's Route, Half Dome Trail and North Lake to Humphreys Basin Loop (Backpacking). Trails.com member Uri B. recently completed East Fork New River Loop.
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Half Dome Trail is a hiking trail in Mariposa County, California. It is within Yosemite ...
Cascades, a waterfall and giant woodwardia ferns are a few of the many delights of historic ...
Mount Whitney Trail is a hiking trail in Tulare County and Inyo County, California. It ...
Noble Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in San Diego County, California. ...
Mount Whitney Mountaineer's Route is a hiking trail in Tulare County and Inyo County, ...
This memorable trip is perhaps the finest backpack route in southern California, touring ...
A trip to Sykes Hot Springs is unquestionably the most popular route into the Ventana ...
With only moderate effort this trail places you among peaks of the spectacular Ritter ...
These tantalizingly named lakes lie at the end of a trail that crosses one of the largest ...
Your destination, Thousand Island Lake, is one of the Sierra’s great beauty spots, a huge—by ...
This hike takes you along the waters of Lyons Creek to some of the most beautiful territory ...
Climb a forested trail to three magnificent lakes. Besides opportunities for swimming, ...
This hike, known as the Cactus-to-Clouds Hike by Palm Springs hiking enthusiasts, is an ...
The proposed Caples Creek Wilderness is relatively small in comparison to the Mokelumne ...
If you make the basic loop, you encounter three lakes, which isn’t bad for a relatively ...
Besides being a perfect loop with good trails and ideally located campsites, the Rae Lakes ...
If there were a queen of the Trinity Alps, her throne would be somewhere in the vicinity ...
The area around the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir has the best springtime wildflower display ...
This 50-plus-mile loop takes you to one of the most scenic canyons in the California, ...
Hike through redwood forest and native chaparral and along quiet creeks, and enjoy views ...
The three Young Lakes lie in a subalpine lake basin with superb panoramic views of the ...
This journey travels up the Onion Valley, passing several beautiful lakes, then climbs ...
The road up to the Virginia Lakes basin is paved, and for good reason: It attracts a lot ...
Designated a primitive area in 1931 and established as one of California’s first wilderness ...
Many backpackers view the South Lake to North Lake loop as one of the supreme backpacks ...
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