The Best Hiking in California

Looking for the best hiking in California? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around California. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

  • Alamere Falls via Palomarin Trailhead

    4.5
    13.538773277418825 mi / 1614 ft gain
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  • Sunrise Lakes to Clouds Rest

    4.7
    18.932483659054622 mi / 1775 ft gain
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  • Hike the Lands End Trail

    4.7
    3.26 mi / 500 ft gain
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  • Backpack to the Ventana Wilderness' Sykes Hot Springs

    4.2
    20 mi / 5600 ft gain
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  • Wisdom Tree

    4.8
    0.95 mi / 528 ft gain
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  • Hike Cataract Falls

    4.2
    3 mi / 1020 ft gain
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  • Explore Muir Woods National Monument

    4.7
    4.5 mi
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  • Backpack Redwood National and State Parks

    4.4
    6 mi
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  • Explore the Presidio's Hidden Treasures

    4.5
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  • Hike to Deep Creek Hot Springs

    4.2
    2 mi / 900 ft gain
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  • Hike to the Summit of Mt. Tamalpais

    5.0
    1.2 mi
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  • Exploring the Arches at Little Corona del Mar

    4.9
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  • Hike to Burney Falls

    4.8
    1.3 mi / 157 ft gain
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  • Clifftop Camping & Hot Springs in Big Sur

    4.7
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  • Hike Mission Peak

    4.1
    6 mi / 2100 ft gain
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  • Hiking Torrey Pines

    4.7
    5.5 mi / 300 ft gain
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