Best Trails Near Emigrant Gap CA

Emigrant Gap has 4 trails in the vicinity, including 4 hiking trails and 1 for backpacking. These trails range from 5 to 12 miles in length. The longest trail in Emigrant Gap is Sand Ridge and the Five Lakes Basin a well-known trail measuring 12 miles in total length.

The most popular trail is Sand Ridge and the Five Lakes Basin. Trails.com member Sarah N. recently completed Sand Ridge and the Five Lakes Basin.

More information on the best trails in Emigrant Gap can be found below.
  • Sand Ridge and the Five Lakes Basin

    2 Reviews

    Emigrant Gap, CA

    A series of beautiful lakes lines the trail on this hike, and most have campsites and deep sections suitable for a summer swim. You’ll also enjoy a 360-degree view over much of the northern Sierra ...
    •  7 hours or overnight
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    A series of beautiful lakes lines the trail on this hike, and most have campsites and deep sections suitable for a summer ...

  • Grouse Lakes Loop Trail

    0 Reviews

    Emigrant Gap, CA

    The Grouse Lakes area is truly Sacramento’s “land-o-the-lakes.” This long but rewarding loop hike will bring you within view of more than fifteen lakes of all sizes, and to the shores of seven ...
    •  6 to 7 hours
    •  10.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Grouse Lakes area is truly Sacramento’s “land-o-the-lakes.” This long but rewarding loop hike will bring you within view ...

  • Salmon Lake Trail to Loch Leven Lakes

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    Emigrant Gap, CA

    The hike to Loch Leven Lakes is probably the most beloved of the high mountain trails visited by Sacramentans. This easy day trip is a quick drive up I-80 from the state’s capital and offers ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike to Loch Leven Lakes is probably the most beloved of the high mountain trails visited by Sacramentans. This easy ...

  • Crooked Lakes Trail to Penner Lake

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    Emigrant Gap, CA

    Take Crooked Lakes Trail past a bounty of large and small bodies of water, where you’ll have ample opportunity to picnic, swim, and fish. Gentle climbing and numerous campsites make this hike ...
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Take Crooked Lakes Trail past a bounty of large and small bodies of water, where you’ll have ample opportunity to picnic, ...