Top Adventures in Auburn

  • Hike Training Hill

    Training Hill is a 4.5 mile loop trail that features beautiful meadows and wildflowers, with limited views to Folsom Lake and the Auburn canyon.  The trail to Training Hill branches off from the Calcutta Falls trail right before the first cement b...

    4.5 miles 1126 ft gain

  • Hike the Quarry Trail in the Auburn SRA

    Parking in the Auburn State Recreation Area parking lot has a cost of $10.00.  Free parking is allowed on the right side of the road located on the right after driving over the bridge.  From here the Quarry Trail parking lot and Trail head are a s...

    11 miles

  • Rock Climb at the Quarry

    Many thanks to the Climbing Resource Advocates for Greater Sacramento (CRAGS) and the Access Fund for their hard work in re-opening this location to make it climbing-legal. Where to Park:Put in "Parking lot for the Quarry Trail, California 193, Au...

    2.6 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike to the North Fork Dam of Lake Clementine

    Located only roughly 40 minutes from Sacramento. This trail will allow you to view and walk under the 5th largest bridge in the US as well as enjoy the waterfall spectacle of a top releasing Dam. Once reaching Old Foresthill Road from the town of ...

    4 miles

  • Hike around Coon Creek to Hidden Falls

    --Important: 7-day a week parking reservations required until further notice during the COVID-19 crisis. Follow park social distancing measures. Learn more online, https://www.placer.ca.gov/6106/Hidden-Falls-Regional-Park -- Not far from Californi...

    8.4 miles 968 ft gain

  • Hike the Seven Pools Loop & Vista

    Hidden Falls Regional Park is tucked way in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, about an hour from Sacramento and a 20 minute drive off Interstate 80 and nearby the town of Auburn. Most visitors simply make a be-line for Hidden Falls and miss one ...

    4.5 miles 450 ft gain

  • Hike to the Jumping Rock on the Bear River

    Though lesser known than its neighbors the Yuba and the American, the Bear River still features fantastic hiking, swimming, river-raft, tubing, and rock-jumping but without the crowds.A local favorite spot, the "Jumping Rock" near the Dog Bar Cros...

    2 miles 150 ft gain

  • Hike The Historical Stevens Trail

    Best known as one of the most popular hiking and biking trails to the North Fork American River, in part because of the easy access from Colfax. However, this is a remote trail, and hikers are advised to bring plenty of fluids as well as carry a w...

  • Photograph a Sunset on Wolf Mountain

    While all of the hiking trails to the Wolf Mountain summit cross private land, Wolf Mountain Road provides public access to several excellent viewpoints overlooking the Central Valley and the nearby ruins of old radio towers.To get there take McCo...

  • Explore The Solo Tree

    Disclaimer: This tree is on private property. If you choose to proceed, please check in with the property owner and proceed respectfully.The Solo Tree (often referred to as #thatrosevillesolotree on Instagram) has become a very popular photography...

  • Rafting the Middle Fork American River

    The Middle Fork of the American River is a fun and full day of Class III/IV water rafting. You'll experience "Tunnel Chute". An very narrow 20 foot wide chute that drops you into gold miners tunnel. Other popular drops and rapids include, Kanaka F...

  • Kayak the American River: Sailor Bar to Harrington Way

    Ultimately, the waters from the American River empty into the San Francisco Bay, but for a shorter paddle that still provides excitement, serenity, and even interaction with local wildlife, there is an approximately 10-mile portion between Sailor ...

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