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The Best Hiking in Tulare County

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

Top hiking spots in and near Tulare County

  • Kernville, California

    Packsaddle Cave via Rincon Trail

    7.68 mi / 2677 ft gain
    Packsaddle Cave via Rincon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Kernville, California.
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  • Kernville, California

    Hike up Powers Peak in Kernville

    10 mi / 3200 ft gain
    High Level Details: ~10 Miles Round Trip~3,200 feet total elevation gain for tripTrailhead elevation: 2,811 feetHighest Point on the trail: Powers Peak, 5,778 feetEstimated Time to complete: 4-5 hoursNo water source along the way, so bring plenty of water Dog friendly? Yes! We love bringing Linco...
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  • Kernville, California

    Cannell Meadow Trail

    21.02 mi / 5623 ft gain
    Cannell Meadow Trail is a loop trail where you may see wildflowers located near Kernville, California.
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  • Kernville, California

    Cannell Peak from Sierra Way

    28.76 mi / 7707 ft gain
    Cannell Peak from Sierra Way is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Kernville, California.
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  • Kernville, California

    Dispersed Camp along Salmon Creek in Sequoia NF

    There are several dispersed campsites found throughout the Sequoia National Forest. The majority can be found by driving on any of the OHV accessible roads. This particular campsite can be found at coordinates 35.89759, -118.4628. In order to get to the campsite, use Google Maps to get you to the...
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  • Kernville, California

    Whiskey Flat Trail

    11.94 mi / 1316 ft gain
    Whiskey Flat Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Kernville, California.
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  • Kernville, California

    Bull Run Creek Trail

    1.65 mi / 75 ft gain
    Bull Run Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Kernville, California.
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  • Kernville, California

    Packsaddle Cave Trail

    4.72 mi / 1640 ft gain
    Packsaddle Cave Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near California Hot Springs, California.
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  • Tulare County, California

    Sherman Pass Trail to Sherman Peak

    4.8 mi / 896 ft gain
    Sherman Pass Trail to Sherman Peak is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kernville, California.
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  • Inyokern, California

    Long Valley Trail

    4.77 mi / 627 ft gain
    Long Valley Trail is an out-and-back trail that is moderately difficult located near Inyokern, California.
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  • Camp Nelson, California

    Kern River Trail Loop

    10.22 mi / 1857 ft gain
    Kern River Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Johnsondale, 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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  • Camp Nelson, California

    Seven Teacups Trail

    5.29 mi / 850 ft gain
    Seven Teacups Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Kernville, California.
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  • Posey, California

    Sunday Peak Trail

    1.64 mi / 1060 ft gain
    This short and easy summit is located just outside of Kernville, California. To get there, follow Highway 178 towards Kernville and turn left on Highway 155 towards Wofford Heights. After a long, steep incline you’ll reach the top of Greenhorn Summit, marked by large parking areas on either side....
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  • Wofford Heights, California

    Unal Trail

    3.25 mi / 846 ft gain
    Unal Trail is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Wofford Heights, California.
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  • Lake Isabella, California

    Isabella Lake

    1.06 mi / 43 ft gain
    Isabella Lake is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Lake Isabella, California.
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