South Yuba Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Nevada County, California. It is within Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, South Yuba River State Park, and Tahoe National Forest. It is 18.1 miles long and begins at 2,581 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 15.0 miles with a total elevation gain of 5,853 feet. The Edwards Crossing attraction and Pit Toilet and another restrooms are near the trailhead. There are also parking, a parking, and an information board. The Emerald Pool and China Dam attractions and the South Yuba Primitive Camp site can be seen along the trail. There are also a rock, an information map, restrooms, and a beach along the trail. The trail ends near the Missouri Bar attraction.
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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks
101 Hikes in Northern California: Exploring Mountains, Valleys, and Seashore
by Matt Heid (Wilderness Press)
Best Hikes With Dogs: San Francisco Bay Area and Beyond
by Jason Fator (The Mountaineers Books)