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The Best Hiking in Porterville

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

Top hiking spots in and near Porterville

  • Springville, California

    Balch Park Trail

    20.63 mi / 5912 ft gain
    Balch Park Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Springville, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Shake Camp Campground to Maggie Lakes

    22.8 mi / 5538 ft gain
    Shake Camp Campground to Maggie Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Springville, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Shake Camp and the Tule River

    11.41 mi / 3117 ft gain
    Shake Camp and the Tule River is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Springville, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Ladybug Camp Trail

    7.54 mi / 1827 ft gain
    Ladybug Camp Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Cahoon Rock from South Fork Campground

    28.22 mi / 6880 ft gain
    Cahoon Rock from South Fork Campground is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Porterville, California

    Trail of 100 Giants

    1.45 mi / 226 ft gain
    Trail of 100 Giants is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near California Hot Springs, California.
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  • Trail of 100 Giants Trail, California

    Hike The Trail of 100 Giants

    1.3 mi / 120 ft gain
    Located off the M-90 (closed from Nov.-May) in the Sequoia National Forest, the Trail of 100 Giants provides a perfect stroll for nearby campers or a quick 30-minute stop for families driving by to get a glimpse of some truly awe-inspiring, overhead views.  $5 day parking and restrooms can be fou...
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  • Porterville, California

    Camp at Redwood Meadow

    Situated right across the street from the stunning Trail of 100 Giants, Redwood Meadows features 13 spacious campsites adjacent to a picturesque meadow. There are picnic tables, fire rings, and six yurt sites available for those who wish to bring some of the great indoors outside.  Pit toilets ar...
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  • Springville, California

    Maggie Lakes via Summit Trail

    18.9 mi / 3953 ft gain
    Maggie Lakes via Summit Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Springville, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Dome Rock Trail

    1.52 mi / 89 ft gain
    Dome Rock Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Springville, California.
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  • Three Rivers, California

    Skyline Loop and Salt Creek Falls

    6.33 mi / 1601 ft gain
    Skyline Loop and Salt Creek Falls is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Three Rivers, California.
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  • Camp Nelson, California

    Alder Creek Falls

    1.56 mi / 115 ft gain
    Alder Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Johnsondale, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Trout and Willow Meadows

    19.26 mi / 3586 ft gain
    Trout and Willow Meadows is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Johnsondale, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Lewis Camp Trail to the Little Kern River

    8.32 mi / 2064 ft gain
    Lewis Camp Trail to the Little Kern River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Johnsondale, California.
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  • Springville, California

    Peppermint Creek Falls

    0.72 mi / 164 ft gain
    Peppermint Creek Falls is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Springville, California.
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  • Camp Nelson, California

    Fly Fish the Kern River above the Johnsondale Bridge

    5.0
    4 mi / 100 ft gain
    Check in at the local fly fishing shop in Kernville to check the latest status, then continue up the 20 mile stretch of Mountain Hwy 99 until you cross the Johnsondale Bridge. Park, pack, then begin your 30-45 minute hike up the trail before setting your rod.After you're finished, stop by the Ker...
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