California State Parks Trails

To find trails in California state parks for activities such as hiking and biking, select a region or trail below.

Standish–Hickey State Park Recreation Area to MacKerricher Beach State Park :: Leggett, CA

Just south of Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area, the bicycle route leaves US 101 and heads back to the coast on California’s famous Highway 1. The highway starts out by climbing over the much-maligned Leggett Hill, which, at nearly 2,000 feet, is

Castle Rock State Park: A Trip Through the Center of Castle Rock State Park :: Saratoga, CA

Meet the Skyline-to-the-Sea Trail and contour through woods past hidden springs.

Redwood Empire Campgrounds :: Eureka, CA

Sparsely populated but with a great natural endowment of beaches, forests, and fish-filled rivers and streams, the Redwood Empire attracts sports enthusiasts of all stripes. Overshadowing all are the huge and ancient coastal redwoods, which are prese

Castle Rock State Park: Loop Down the Skyline-To-The-Sea Trail and Back Through Park :: Saratoga, CA

A quick route down to the park center, then a treasure of a trail back to the Skyline through a demonstration forest.

Parker Mesa Overlook from Topanga State Park :: Santa Monica, CA

This hike follows the Santa Ynez Fire Road (also known as East Topanga Fire Road) along the ridge dividing Topanga Canyon and Santa Ynez Canyon. There are spectacular views into both canyons, including numerous ravines and enormous slabs of sandstone

Helen Putnam Regional Park and McNear Park to Petaluma Adobe State Historic Park :: Petaluma, CA

This pleasant stroll through a regional park and Petaluma’s historic neighborhoods is rich in history. You’ll pass restored Victorian houses around McNear and Walnut parks and cross the Petaluma River on a historic drawbridge to arrive at General Mar

Sanborn County Park and Castle Rock State Park :: Saratoga, CA

Follow the Skyline Trail along the ridgeline of two vast parks—Sanborn County Park and Castle Rock State Park. On the route of old Summit Road, you’ll wind along the protected east side of the crest of the Santa Cruz Mountains through forests of Doug

Quarry and Park Ridge Loop Trail Morro Bay State Park :: San Luis Obispo, CA

The Quarry and Park Ridge Trails are on the east side of Morro Bay State Park under the shadow of Cerro Cabrillo, a 911-foot double-peaked ridge. The Quarry Trail skirts the southern flank of Cerro Cabrillo past the rubble piles of an abandoned quarr

Big River Road :: Mendocino Headlands State Park, CA

Big River Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Mendocino Headlands State Park. It is 7.8 miles long and begins at 33 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.7 miles with a total elevation gai

Mendocino Headlands Trail :: Mendocino Headlands State Park, CA

Mendocino Headlands Trail is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Mendocino Headlands State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 69 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 188

Fern Canyon Trail :: Russian Gulch State Park, CA

Fern Canyon Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Russian Gulch State Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 29 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 441 fee

North Boundary Trail :: Russian Gulch State Park, CA

North Boundary Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Russian Gulch State Park. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 183 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.3 miles with a total elevation gai

Falls Loop Trail :: Russian Gulch State Park, CA

Falls Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Russian Gulch State Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 142 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is three miles with a total elevation gain of 781 feet. Near t

Navarro Bluff Road Closed :: Navarro River Redwoods State Park, CA

Navarro Bluff Road Closed is a hiking and horse trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Navarro River Redwoods State Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 32 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation

Hike and Bike Campsites (1-10) :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Hike and Bike Campsites (1-10) is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 45 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 7 feet

Ka Kahleh Trail :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Ka Kahleh Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fort Bragg, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 85 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 210 feet. Near t

Mackerricher State Park Road :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Mackerricher State Park Road is a hiking and biking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park and Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve. It is a mile long and begins at 24 feet altitude. Traveling the entire

Mackerricher State Park Road :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Mackerricher State Park Road is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park and Inglenook Fen-Ten Mile Dunes Natural Preserve. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 38 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is

Haul Road Multiuse Path :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Haul Road Multiuse Path is a hiking and biking trail in Fort Bragg, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 28 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 180 feet

Haul Road Connector :: MacKerricher State Park, CA

Haul Road Connector is a hiking and biking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within MacKerricher State Park. It is 468 feet long and begins at 30 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 6 feet.

South Trail :: Russian Gulch State Park, CA

South Trail is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Russian Gulch State Park. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 20 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,402 feet. Along the tr

North Trail :: Russian Gulch State Park, CA

North Trail is a hiking trail in Mendocino County, California. It is within Russian Gulch State Park. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 26 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,144 feet. Near the end

Elinor Road North :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Elinor Road North is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 117 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation gai

Pepperwood Lane :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Pepperwood Lane is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 117 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of

Avenue of the Giants :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Avenue of the Giants is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 120 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.7 miles with a total elevation

Squaw Creek Ridge :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Squaw Creek Ridge is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 775 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.5 miles with a total elevation ga

Kent Mather Loop :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Kent Mather Loop is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 189 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 227 feet.

Mill Creek Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Mill Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 1,514 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gai

Hansen Ridge :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Hansen Ridge is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 2,252 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 6

Founder's Grove Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Founder's Grove Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 183 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevation gain of 62 feet. The

Grasshopper Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Grasshopper Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 339 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 53 feet. The A

Bull Creek Trail South :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Bull Creek Trail South is a hiking and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Bull Creek State Wilderness. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 194 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.2 mile

Panther Gap Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Panther Gap Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 2,219 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.6 miles with a total elevation ga

Bull Creek Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Bull Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 472 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.3 miles with a total elevation gain

Mahan Plaque Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Mahan Plaque Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 183 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 260 feet. The

Peavine Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Peavine Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 1,668 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.3 miles with a total elevation gain o

Humbolt Redwoods State Park :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Humbolt Redwoods State Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Bull Creek State Wilderness. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 296 feet altitude. Traveling the entire tra

North Fork Canoe :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

North Fork Canoe is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 2,310 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.3 miles with a total elevation ga

Grasshopper Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Grasshopper Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Bull Creek State Wilderness. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 775 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.2 m

Thorton Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Thorton Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 367 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.3 miles with a total elevation gain of

Look Prarie Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Look Prarie Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is three miles long and begins at 249 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a total elevation ga

River Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

River Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Bull Creek State Wilderness. It is 5.9 miles long and begins at 226 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.8 miles with a total eleva

Bull Creek Trail North :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Bull Creek Trail North is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 337 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 649 feet.

Canoe Creek Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Canoe Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 226 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 677 feet. The

Rockefeller Loop Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Rockefeller Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 174 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 179 feet.

Homestead Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Homestead Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 250 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 241 feet. Near t

Preacher Gulch :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Preacher Gulch is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 2,310 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total elevation gain

Johnson Camp Trail :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Johnson Camp Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park and Bull Creek State Wilderness. It is 4.5 miles long and begins at 238 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.2 miles wi

Pole Line Road :: Humboldt Redwoods State Park, CA

Pole Line Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Humboldt Redwoods State Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 410 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.5 miles with a total elevation gain o

Palmer's Point Trail :: Patrick's Point State Park, CA

Palmer's Point Trail is a hiking trail in Humboldt County, California. It is within Patrick's Point State Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 148 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 216 feet. Nea