Best Easy Day Hikes Sacramento  by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre

Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento Guide Book

by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Sacramento  by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre
Best Easy Day Hikes Sacramento features concise descriptions and easy-to-follow maps of sixteen easily manageable hikes within a short drive of Sacramento. Discover a land replete with rivers, birdsong, and historical attractions—from the banks of the Feather River to the grasslands of Howard Ranch. Look inside for: • Half-hour strolls and full-day adventures • Hikes for everyone, including families • Hikes ranked from easiest to most challenging • GPS-compatible trail maps

© 2009 Tracy Salcedo-Chourre/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Sacramento" Guide Book
Displaying trails 16 of 16.

Displaying trails 1 to 16 of 16.

The oak woodland ecology of Folsom Lake frames this short interpretive trail along the shoreline of a relatively isolated bay. In the height of summer, Folsom Lake attracts recreationalists like the b ...
Folsom, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
Rustic paths lead through a wildlife sanctuary on the banks of the Feather River, where you’ll share the trail with foxes, deer, and an entire Audubon guidebook of birds. Bobelaine Audubon Sanctuary p ...
Nicolaus, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
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The trail to Codfish Falls has the flavor of an alpine adventure, skimming through a secluded portion of the North Fork American River canyon to a pretty, tucked-away cascade. Summer in the foothills ...
Colfax, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.2
Meander through riparian thickets that border the Cosumnes River, the last unregulated river flowing from the western Sierra Nevada. The broad, slow waterway nourishes habitat for birds in remarkable ...
Galt, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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This sweet little route meanders through oak woodlands down to a rocky beach on the American River, offering the wheelchair-bound, the stroller-bound, and the able-bodied easy access to a backcountry ...
Auburn, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
Winding ranch roads sweep through meadows thick with wildflowers in spring and then drop to beaches along a rumbling stretch of the South Fork American River. On cool autumn afternoons, with the sun l ...
Auburn, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
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Wander interpretive trails through oak woodlands populated with deer, wild turkeys, and an abundance of birdlife to a scenic stretch of the American River. Walk this trail with the web of life in mind ...
Carmichael, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
This sprawling tour of the Rancho Seco Lake shoreline and a working cattle ranch offers a sampling of big-sky country in the Central Valley, with views stretching across the prairie to the Sierra Neva ...
Galt, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.9
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This sampling of Sacramento’s premier trail begins at the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers and stretches east through manicured parklands and strips of relatively untouched riparian wo ...
Sacramento, CA - Hiking,Road Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
This scenic trail traces the North Fork American River, passes under the scenic Foresthill Bridge, offers access to a cool swimming hole, and culminates at an overlook of Lake Clementine’s waterfall s ...
Auburn, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.6
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The relative wildness of the Dry Creek riparian corridor and a patch of bird-filled marshland bookend pastures and paddocks at Gibson Ranch County Park. A circumnavigation of Gibson Ranch captures in ...
Rio Linda, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3
A pair of short loops ramble alongside Mather Lake, offering hikers a chance to stretch their legs, learn about the local habitat, and visit vernal pools in spring. The planes may come and the planes ...
Sacramento, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
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Climb through oak woodlands to viewpoints above the snaking South Fork American River. Then tour a historic gold rush town, including the site where the precious metal was discovered in 1848. Yes, you ...
Auburn, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
The abandoned bed of the Mountain Quarry Railroad rolls across the historic No Hands Bridge and then follows the American River downstream through a lovely stretch of canyon. Abundant riches typical o ...
Auburn, CA - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.2
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A boardwalk and promenade along the Sacramento River waterfront leads from historic Old Sacramento, with its shops, restaurants, and museums, to Tower Bridge, Capitol Mall, and the edge of downtown. C ...
Sacramento, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
Tucked against the banks of Putah Creek, this trail loop offers seclusion, bird watching, and a chance to check out the process of restoring agricultural land to native habitat. The south fork of Puta ...
Davis, CA - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.4
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