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The Best Hiking in Sierra City

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

Top hiking spots in and near Sierra City

  • Sierra City, California

    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden

    87.09 mi / 15883 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Haypress Creek Trail

    2.95 mi / 682 ft gain
    Haypress Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Alleghany, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Sardine Lakes

    1.32 mi / 253 ft gain
    Sardine Lakes is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Sierra Buttes Lookout Trail

    5.09 mi / 1365 ft gain
    Sierra Buttes Lookout Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail

    5.76 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Sierra Buttes and Sardine Lakes

    4.8
    6.19 mi / 3333 ft gain
    The Sierra Buttes are one of the most scenic mountain features in all of the Sierra Nevadas. Nestled below the buttes are Upper and Lower Sardine lakes which both offer amazing fishing. Sardine Lake Resort lies at the base of the mountains and offers boat rentals, dining and cabin rentals. Just m...
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  • Calpine, California

    Camp at Salmon Creek Campground

    Salmon Creek Campground is a quiet campground in the Northern Sierra Buttes. Since it is right up the road from Sardine Lakes it seems to get overlooked a bit. We were able to reserve three campsites the same week of our trip. There were 11 to choose from! The campground is just passed the turn f...
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  • Sierra City, California

    Upper Salmon Lake

    1.67 mi / 262 ft gain
    Upper Salmon Lake is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to see wildlife located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Nevada City, California

    Grouse Ridge Trail

    10.75 mi / 1798 ft gain
    Grouse Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Graeagle, California

    Bear Lakes and Round Lake Loop Trail

    4.1 mi / 535 ft gain
    Bear Lakes and Round Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Lake Basin Trail to Long Lake to Round Lake Trail Loop

    7.76 mi / 1348 ft gain
    Lake Basin Trail to Long Lake to Round Lake Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Long Lake Loop Trail

    4.76 mi / 1037 ft gain
    Long Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Clio, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Lakes Basin Trail to Long Lake and Big Bear Lake

    2.33 mi / 449 ft gain
    Lakes Basin Trail to Long Lake and Big Bear Lake is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Long Lake and Mount Elwell Loop Trail

    6.12 mi / 1768 ft gain
    Long Lake and Mount Elwell Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Clio, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Grassy Lake to Long Lake to Bear Lakes Loop

    4.79 mi / 689 ft gain
    Grassy Lake to Long Lake to Bear Lakes Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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  • Frazier Creek Road, California

    Hike to Frazier Falls

    4.0
    1 mi / 1 ft gain
    Frazier Falls is the ultimate family hike. Because the paved trail is only a mile long round trip, this trail is open to nearly anyone. Because of its relativly easy access and family friendly nature, this trail can get busy during the summer months.To reach Frazier Falls from the town of Graea...
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