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    South Fork American River Trail

    Folsom Lake State Recreational Area, California
    Distance6.8mi
    Elevation Gain3,956ft
    Trailhead Elevation495ft
    Top1,011ft
    Elevation Min/Max495/1011ft
    Elevation Start/End495/495ft

    South Fork American River Trail

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    Sacramento, CA
    Explorer | 39 pts
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    5/6/2018
    We walked the short 2.6 mile loop in early May with a toddler, and a baby in a backpack. The trail is smooth and fairly level, great for little feet--a few rocks that tripped her up but nothing serious, and no scary drop-offs or dangerous cracks. Quite a bit of poison oak but hey, welcome to the foothills... The trail is partially shaded, which made it wonderful in the Spring and probably tolerable in the summer, and there are several great places for a swim. There were quite a few nice views along the route; there's even a toilet half way round, which is rather civilized!
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    Cape Horn, CA
    Trailblazer | 506 pts
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    3/30/2009
    A great hike thru the typical rolling oak covered hills. Many trails exist with new trails opening in 2010 which will allow you to hike a variety of "paths" for around 12-14 miles, depending upon your selected route. Go early in the year before the weather warms!!!
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    Folsom Lake State Recreational Area
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    Folsom Lake State Recreational Area
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    USGS: Coloma
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