Best Trails of California

This list represents the most popular trails in California. Use this list to plan your next California outdoor trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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 ...
Pinnacles National Monument is a fascinating park. Miles of challenging trails thread ...
Touted as one of the largest urban parks in the country, Mission Trails Regional Park, ...
Ocean access, marvelous views, and temperate weather—these define the San Francisco Bay ...
Mount Tallac Trail is a hiking trail in El Dorado County, California. It is within Desolation ...
This nature lovers’ mecca in the middle of suburbia is a favorite of hikers, cyclists, ...
Loch Leven Lakes Trail is a hiking trail in Placer County, California. It is within Tahoe ...
One of the wonders of the Gold Country, this remarkable cave on Coyote Creek cuts clear ...
Tillie Creek is a campground for all seasons. I love Tillie in the fall when the leaves ...
Aliso Summit Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Laguna Niguel, California. It is within ...
This memorable trip is perhaps the finest backpack route in southern California, touring ...
Campgrounds included in this guide are: Malakoff Diggins, South Yuba, Nevada County Fairgrounds, ...
Otay Mountain Truck Trail is a well-maintained road that winds over the ridge tops of ...
This park is the granddaddy of all the incredible California state parks. Big Basin has ...
Feather Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Butte County, California. It is within Plumas ...
One of the most scenic rides in all of San Diego County, this is a fairly short but very ...
Blue Ridge Trail North is a hiking trail in Yolo County, California. It is within Berryessa ...
In the lush, shady recesses of Santa Anita Canyon and its tributary, Winter Creek, you ...
This is a lollipop-shaped route where the sucker is a lot bigger than the stick, but every ...
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