The Best Backpacking in Placer County

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

  • Robbs Peak and Hut Trail

    5.8 mi / 1059 ft gain
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  • Red Peak

    14.41 mi / 2940 ft gain
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  • Barker Pass to Middle Velma Lake via PCT

    29.4 mi / 3638 ft gain
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  • Barker Pass to Echo Lakes

    30.96 mi / 4242 ft gain
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  • Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT): Barker Pass to Tahoe City

    15.4 mi / 1909 ft gain
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  • Barker Pass to Twin Peaks

    10.77 mi / 2169 ft gain
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  • Ride Twin Peaks in Lake Tahoe's Backcountry

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  • Red Mountain Trail

    8.4 mi / 2788 ft gain
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  • Alpine Meadows to Squaw Valley

    11.4 mi / 2562 ft gain
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  • Whisky Creek Camp Trail

    7.54 mi / 1732 ft gain
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  • Loch Leven to American River

    20.34 mi / 6043 ft gain
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  • Backpacking to Loch Leven Lakes

    4.4
    8 mi
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  • Backpack the Palisades Creek Trail

    4.0
    15 mi / 2200 ft gain
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  • Backpack Granite Chief (2 Days)

    14 mi
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  • Lake Lois and Lake Schmidell

    16.87 mi / 2680 ft gain
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  • Rockbound Pass and Red Peak Stock Trail Loop

    15.7 mi / 3097 ft gain
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