Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno Guide Book

by Tracy Salcedo-Chourré (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Fresno  by Tracy Salcedo-Chourré

112pp/maps
ISBN: 0762772808

Best Easy Day Hikes Fresno includes descriptions and detailed maps for seventeen easy-to-follow trails, from urban paths to scenic routes in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, many along the San Joaquin River. Enjoy the Pine Flat Lake as you follow the Edison Point Loop; stand above the tumbling San Joaquin on the Bridge Trail; or get a good workout on the Lewis S. Eaton Trail.

© Tracy Salcedo-Chourrand233; /Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 17 of 17.
... Preview: Drop through oak woodland into the San Joaquin River Gorge, where a narrow suspension bridge spans the graywalled river canyon. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Auberry, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Follow rolling trails and dirt roads into the sparse oak woodlands on the east shore of Hensley Lake. The return leg of the loop offers access to the shoreline and flat rocks for picnicking and sunbat ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Fresno, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: The climb to Buzzards Roost will test your lungs and legs, but views from the summit are superlative and ample reward for the effort, stretching east across Millerton Lake into the San Joaquin Valley ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Friant, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Sprawling views of Pine Flat Lake, sloping meadows thick with wildflowers in season, and patches of shady oak woodland are found along the trail at Edison Point. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Sanger, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: This section of a regional rail trail leads from River Parks shops and eateries into suburban Fresno, with the turnaround at a neighborhood park. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Pinedale, CA - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: This interpretive path encircles a sweet little pond thats popular with local ducks and families interested in a handson encounter with the natural world. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Pinedale, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: Tucked off a country road south of Fresno, trails in this little preserve wind through valley oak woodlands to thickets of wild grape and wild rose watered by a confluence of ditches, Deep Creek, and ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Exeter, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.1
... Preview: A series of cascades and waterfalls enliven this easy track, which climbs gently through the dense evergreen woodlands of the Sierra foothills. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Oakhurst, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This section of the growing San Joaquin River Parkway trail system traces the top of a bluff overlooking the San Joaquin River and its floodplain. Woodward Park is at the hikes turnaround point, and v ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Pinedale, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: The rich riparian zone that thrives on the banks of the San Joaquin River provides the setting for a trail on Fresnos urban boundary. Watch and listen for golden eagles in the treetops. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Friant, CA - Fishing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The rolling hills and rocky shorelines bordering Eastman Lake are showcased on these two easy out-and-back trails. The first leg follows the waterline, while the second leads back into more secluded c ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Fresno, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: A pair of trails in the little town of North Fork offers glimpses into both the nature of the foothills and the ways in which humans have harnessed and utilized the regions resources. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Oakhurst, CA - Fishing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Traverse through oak woodlands on the lower slopes of Squaw Leap before dropping to a hidden water course and a spectacular bridge at the confluence of Big Sandy Creek and the San Joaquin River. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Auberry, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.1
... Preview: Tour San Joaquin River marshlands flush with birdlife on two loops that pass through an area that hearkens back to what Californias Great Valley looked like before the river was dammed and channeled. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Gustine, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Follow a flat, easy trail around McKenzie Point and out to Winchell Cove, enjoying views across Millerton Lake and up into the foothills as you hike. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Friant, CA - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: While the wildlands of the Jensen River Ranch are the focal point of this route, the trail also borders Woodward Parks entertaining BMX bike course. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Pinedale, CA - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: Interpretive signs along this forested trail overlooking scenic Bass Lake describe how indigenous peoples who once lived in the foothills east of Fresno used their environmental resources. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Fresno"
Bass Lake, CA - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
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