Top Spots

Hirschman Trail

Nevada City, California

4.09 mi / 581 ft gain

Take a Family Ride

Nevada City, California

4.5

Hardrock and Osborn Hills Loop Trail

Grass Valley, California

3.84 mi / 486 ft gain

Hardrock Trail Loop

Grass Valley, California

2.54 mi / 240 ft gain

Pioneer Trail

Nevada City, California

24.78 mi / 3343 ft gain

Scotts Flat Trail

Nevada City, California

6.26 mi / 1076 ft gain

Hoyt Trail

Nevada City, California

1.66 mi / 177 ft gain

Hike the Independence Trail

Nevada City, California

4.5

South Yuba River: Edwards Crossing to Purdon Crossing

Nevada City, California

4.25 mi / 820 ft gain

Places to stay

16874 Meadow Way, California

NorCal Red Dog Ridge Base Camp

From $80 / night

Nevada City, California

Griffin's Lair: Spacious & Modern Lakefront Cabin

From $385 / night

Nevada City, California

White Cloud

Nevada County, California

Faucherie

Horse Camp Road

Skillman

Foresthill, California

Giant Gap

Guides and stories

The Most Relaxing Backpacking Trip I've Ever Taken with My Dog, Jack

Benjamin Canevari

Marmot Men's Featherless Jacket Reviewed

Mike Fennell

Outbound Reviewed: Therm-a-Rest Parsec 20F Sleeping Bag and ProLite Sleeping Pad

Mike Fennell

Review: Hibear All-Day Adventure Flask

Kristi Teplitz

Nordica Strider 115 Women’s Ski Boot Review

Kristi Teplitz

Review: Body Glove Navigator+ Inflatable SUP w/ Backpack

Michael McSherry

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