Home | Getting Started | Gift Center | Gear Store | Topo Maps | My Wildernet | Newsletter Signup
STATE:
ACTIVITY:
SEARCH:

Hiking & Walking: California

Site Navigation Tip
Wildernet found 1346 entries for Hiking & Walking within California. We highly recommend that you narrow the area down until a more reasonable number of entries are found.
  General Information     Nearby Activities     
  

Hiking & Walking Guide
1 through 100 of 1346
Select Another Activity Guide:

Activity Location Description
49 Palms Oasis Joshua Tree National Park This trail leads one and a half miles into Fortynine Palms Canyon. An oasis lies at the terminus of the route.
Abbott's Lagoon Trail Point Reyes National Seashore Abbott's Lagoon Trail leads westward from Pierce Point Road to a large coastal lagoon and Great Beach.
Adams Lake Trail Weaverville Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
A small lake reached after a stiff 2.5 mile hike through steep forest. Very infrequently visited!
Agua Blanca Trail Ojai Ranger District,
Los Padres National Forest
The Agua Blanca Trail offers Wilderness access along a ten mile trail. Not recommended for horses. Moderate with some steep sections. The trail begins at Blue Point Campground, across the creek.
Agua Tibia Wilderness Agua Tibia Wilderness,
Cleveland National Forest
The steep, chaparral-covered mountains of Agua Tibia Wilderness give way to stands of fir, pine, and oak at higher elevations that rise above 4,400 feet on Agua Tibia Mountain and above 5,000 feet on Eagle Crag.
Alabama Hills Recreation Area Bishop BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
The Alabama Hills Recreation Area, both scenic and hazardous, are enjoyed by hikers, rock climbers, sightseers and film industrials.
Alameda Creek Trail Alameda Creek Trail Alameda Creek Regional Trail follows the banks of Alameda Creek in southern Alameda County from the mouth of Niles Canyon westward to San Francisco Bay .
Albanita Trail Cannell Meadow Ranger District,
Sequoia National Forest
From Jackson Peak to Beach Meadow, this trail has several steep sections that make is best suited for the intermediate rider.
Alder Creek Trail Ojai Ranger District,
Los Padres National Forest
The Alder Creek Trail offers Wilderness access along a moderately difficult, nine and a half mile trail from Dough Flat to Sespe River.
Alder Creek Trail Yosemite National Park This trail leads north from Wawona around Turner Ridge to Alder Creek Fall. It forms the western side of the Wawona Loop.
Almaden Quicksilver County Park Almaden Quicksilver County Park Welcome to Almaden Quicksilver County Park, spectacular in natural diversity and a landmark of California history.
Alpine Pedal Trail Big Bear Ranger District,
San Bernardino National Forest
The scenic Alpine Pedal Path is an easy 3.5-mile paved path enjoyed by hikers, joggers, bikers, skaters and those in wheelchairs.
Alta Trail Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park This is a steady climb to Alta Peak providing some of the best views and high-country scenery within day-hiking distance of the Lodgepole/Wolverton area.
American Canyon Trail Santa Lucia Ranger District,
Los Padres National Forest
American Canyon Trail starts in the oak woodlands of the American Canyon Campground. It gradually climbs 1,700 feet.
American River Parkway American River Parkway The 23-mile American River Parkway runs from Hazel Avenue and the Nimbus Fish Hatchery west to the confluence of the American and Sacramento Rivers.
American River Trail Foresthill Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
American River Trail is an easy 7 5/8 miles, lightly used trail at an elevation of 2,640 feet. The trail offers a variety of overlooks as it meanders along the river, passing through old cabins and mining sites.
Ancil Hoffman County Park Ancil Hoffman County Park Ancil Hoffman County Park is home to Sacramento County's only nature center, the Effie Yeaw Nature Center.
Anderson Lake County Park Anderson Lake County Park Welcome to Anderson Lake County Park, site of Santa Clara County's largest reservoir.
Andresen Mine Trail Groveland Ranger District,
Stanislaus National Forest
Andresen Mine Trail, located in the Groveland Ranger District near Lumsden Bridge Campground, is a moderate, 4.5 mile trail.
Angora Lakes Trail Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit This trail is located to the south of Lake Tahoe. An easy half-mile hike leads to two lakes framed by cliffs.
Anthony Chabot Regional Park Anthony Chabot Regional Park Camping, fishing, and a wealth of other outdoor activities are available only 20 minutes from downtown Oakland at the 4,972-acre Anthony Chabot Regional Park.
Argus Range Wilderness Area Ridgecrest BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
The Argus Range Wilderness has elevations from 2,800 feet to more than 7,500 feet. There are remains of historic mining activity and a few prehistoric sites which are scattered throughout the area.
Atwell Mill Campground Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park This campground is open to car campers and tents only. The site provides access to the mountainous terrain comprising the Great Western Divide.
Atwell-Hockett Trail Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park This is an easy to moderate, ten-mile climb through giant sequoia groves and meadows.
Bachs Creek Trail Mt. Hough Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
Bachs Creek Trail is a moderately difficult 2.4 mile trail at an elevation of 4,800 feet. This trail's destination is Bach Creek and is narrow and requires rigorous hiking with steep ground.
Backbone Trail - Zuma / Trancas Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Backbone Trail affords sights of a fabulous waterfall, especially beautiful after the winter rains.
Backbone Trail to Sandstone Peak Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Backbone Trail to Sandstone Peak is a 3-mile strenuous hike affording scenic valley views.
Badenbaugh Trail Sierraville Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
Badenbaugh Trail is a very difficult 2 mile trail at an elevation of 6,600 feet. This trail climbs steeply and ends at the Babbitt Peak Fire Lookout. Views of the eastern California and western Nevada panorama are usually visible.
Badger Gap Trail Greenhorn Ranger District,
Sequoia National Forest
The trail descends Greenhorn Mountain crossing several seasonal drainages on moderate grades before a steep descent into Delonegha Creek.
Badwater Salt Flat Death Valley National Park This is a level walk across the lowest place in the Western Hemisphere. Because of the soaring temperatures, hiking is not allowed during the summer months.
Bailey Cove Trail Shasta Lake - McCloud Arm Enjoy memorable views of Bailey Cove and Johns Creek along this 2.8-mile leg stretcher.
Balconies Caves Pinnacles National Monument The Balconies Caves lie less than one mile from the Chaparral Ranger Station in the western portion of the monument. Visitors are encouraged to explore the caves.
Balconies Trail Pinnacles National Monument Balconies Trail leads in a 2.4 mile loop through many different volcanic formations, including two caves.
Bald Mountain Canyon Trail Georgetown Ranger District,
Eldorado National Forest
This is a steep trail down to Rock Creek. It crosses the creek and continues to Sugarloaf Mountain. The trail accesses fishing, gold panning, and a nice view from Sugarloaf.
Baldy Notch to Mt. San Antonio Trail San Gabriel River Ranger District,
Angeles National Forest
Baldy Notch to Mt. San Antonio Trail brings you to the top of the crown jewel of the San Gabriel Mountains, majestic Mt. San Antonio (10,064 ft. elevation) towers over all other peaks in the range.
Barker Dam Loop Joshua Tree National Park This short, easy trail leads through the southern portion of the Wonderland of Rocks to a natural dam and lake.
Barker Spur Trail Palomar Ranger District,
Cleveland National Forest
Great views of Dyche, Will and Mendenhall Valley along with meadow camping can be found along Barker Spur Trail.
Bathhouse Trail Grindstone Ranger District,
Mendocino National Forest
Bathhouse Trail is a 4 mile moderately difficult trail that begins at an elevation of 2,000 feet. The trail offers great views of the South Fork of Stony Creek Canyon, but no access.
Battle Creek Trail Big Bar Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
Originating at the Slide Creek Trail near the site of Maysville, this trail heads west and north to meet the Salmon Summit Trail. This is a main tie-through trail connecting the Slide Creek, Eagle Creek and Salmon Summit trails.
Bayside Trail Cabrillo National Monument This trail leads two miles round trip through the monument with views of the San Diego Bay.
Bayview Trail Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit This trail is located on the southwest shore of Lake Tahoe. It offers magnificent views of Emerald Bay and Lake Tahoe.
Beach Trail Cannell Meadow Ranger District,
Sequoia National Forest
From Sherman Pass Road to Osa Meadow, this trail offers a variety of challenges as it travels along the Bonita Creek drainage and crosses Rattlesnake Creek. Some steep, rocky grades.
Beacroft Trail Foresthill Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
Beacroft Trail is a very difficult 2.25 mile, lightly used trail at an elevation of 5,520 feet. This is a very steep and difficult trail which involves numerous switchbacks. As you start down, you will cross the Iowa Hill ditch.
Bear Camp Trail Warner Mountain Ranger District,
Modoc National Forest
This trail is located in the South Warner Wilderness. It is the only trail from which Natural Bridge can be seen.
Bear Canyon Loop Trail Trabuco Ranger District,
Cleveland National Forest
This popular trail provides opportunities to view many varieties of birds and flowers, oak woodlands, expansive views, interesting geological formations (granite "soft sculptures"), and seasonal flowing water.
Bear Canyon Rare II Contiguous Wilderness Area Hollister BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
The majority of the unit slopes upward in a northerly direction to higher elevations within Los Padres National Forest.
Bear Creek Trail Truckee Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
The Bear Creek Trail is an easy 2 mile hike at an elevation of 5,280 feet. This trail gradually ascends and then descends along the southern side of Bear Creek Canyon, passing through an alpine setting of mixes conifers.
Bear Creek Trail San Gabriel River Ranger District,
Angeles National Forest
The easiest way to explore Bear Creek is to begin at the Upper Bear Creek Trailhead.
Bear Creek Trail Hayfork Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
This trail starts at Nine Mile Bridge off the Hyampon Road and ends at Hayfork Bally. It is open to hikers and equestrians.
Bear Flat Oak Trail Georgetown Ranger District,
Eldorado National Forest
Follow 200 feet of trail to a viewing deck overlooking Bear Flat Oak.
Bear Gulch Caves Pinnacles National Monument The Bear Gulch Caves lie in the eastern portion of the park .5 miles south of the visitor center. They are open for unguided exploration.
Bear Gulch Visitor Center Pinnacles National Monument The Bear Gulch Visitor Center is an excellent place to begin your visit to Pinnacles National Monument. Exhibits and a bookstore provide a plethora of information about the region and activities available.
Bear Lake Connector Trail Beckwourth Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
The Bear Lake Connector is an easy 0.7 mile hike at an elevation of 6,600 feet. This is a well maintained trail that follows a closed road to Big Bear Lake.
Bear Lakes Loop Trail Beckwourth Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
This is an 2.3 mile trail at an elevation of 6,300 feet. This is a well maintained trail that climbs to Big Bear Lake. The trail continues on to the Long Lake trail junction and then back to the trailhead.
Bear Lakes Trail Weaverville Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
This isolated group of lakes offers moderate seclusion but spectacular views. The five mile trail to Big Bear Lake is steep and exposed.
Bear Peak/Lake Trail Happy Camp Ranger District,
Klamath National Forest
This trail, located south and west of Happy Camp, first heads up towards Bear Peak, then drops into Bear Lake and Little Bear Valley of the Siskiyou Wilderness Area.
Bear Valley Trail Sierraville Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
Bear Valley Trail is a difficult 18 mile loop around the Bear Valley area at an elevation of 6,600 feet. Travel time is about 6 hours of four-wheeling.
Bear Valley Visitor Center Point Reyes National Seashore This visitor center lies at the Olema entrance to the park. Visitors will find information about park history, geology, ecology and activities at this site.
Bear Valley-Lake Alpine Trail Calaveras Ranger District,
Stanislaus National Forest
Bear Valley - Lake Alpine Trail, located between the east end of Lake Alpine and the community of Bear Valley, offering four miles of newly constructed trail runs.
Beardsley Nature Trail Summit Ranger District,
Stanislaus National Forest
Beardsley Nature Trail, located adjacent to Beardsley Day Use Area, offering a quarter mile walk on easy terrain.
Bearwallow Trail Grindstone Ranger District,
Mendocino National Forest
Bearwallow Trail is a 6 mile easy trail that begins at an elevation of 3,900 feet. This trail offers excellent views of Snow Mountain, the Middle Fork of Stony Creek Gorge, and Bear Wallow Creek Canyon.
Ben Lomond Trail Mt. Hough Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
The Ben Lomond Trail is a strenuous 4.6 mile hike at an elevation of 2,300 feet. This trail climbs 4,000 feet in 4.8 miles, a hike with spectacular views from Ben Lomonds Peak.
Bench Lake Trail Lassen Volcanic National Park This trail leads five miles southeastward from the Kings Creek Falls Trailhead to the Pacific Crest Trail. It descends 1,000 feet en route.
Bench Trail Pinnacles National Monument This easy trail leads 1.3 miles into the monument from Pinnacles Campground.
Benmore Trail Upper Lake Ranger District,
Mendocino National Forest
Benmore Trail is a 6 mile, moderately difficult trail that begins at an elevation of 1,800 feet. The trail crosses Benmore Creek twice and passes through a meadow before heading into the lower elevations near the Eel River.
Berman Trail Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Berman Trail affords foot access to Coldwater Canyon and Wilacre Parks.
Beyers Lakes Trail Nevada City Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
Beyers Lakes Trail is a more difficult 6.25 mile trail at an elevation of 5,500 feet. The trail leads to the Beyers Lakes area, a group of four lakes in a rocky landscape with a border of fir trees.
Big and Little Boulder Lake Trail Weaverville Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
The hike to these lakes is an easy two miles. Little Boulder Lake has granite walls and deep water; Big Boulder is large and shallow, filled with lily pads, and surrounded by forest and a granite dome.
Big and Little Duck Lakes Trail Scott River Ranger District,
Klamath National Forest
Big Duck, Little Duck, and Eaton Lakes are relatively private and little-traveled lakes which are serviced by the Duck-Eaton Trailhead.
Big Buck Trail Campground Los Angeles River Ranger District,
Angeles National Forest
Big Buck Trail Campground is a Pacific Crest Trail camp featuring 5 primitive sites.
Big Caliente Day Use Santa Barbara Ranger District,
Los Padres National Forest
Enjoy the hot spring at Big Caliente Day Use area; hiking and picnic opportunities available.
Big Cienega Trail San Gabriel River Ranger District,
Angeles National Forest
Big Cienega Trail begins off Windy Gap Trail where it heads westward above Big Cienega Spring through stately old growth pines and cedars.
Big Cove Connector Trail Beckwourth Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
Big Cove Connector is a 0.8 mile trail at an elevation of 5,588 feet. This trail connects Big Cove and Spring Creek Campground.
Big Cove Enabler Trail Beckwourth Ranger District,
Plumas National Forest
Big Cove Enabler is a universally accessible 0.2 mile trail that leads from the campground to the lake.
Big Falls Trail Santa Lucia Ranger District,
Los Padres National Forest
Big Falls Trail passes through a forested canyon, and past two eye-catching waterfalls.
Big Falls Trail San Gorgonio Ranger District,
San Bernardino National Forest
Big Falls Trail offers scenic views; caution is advised. Picnicking available.
Big Flat Campground Salmon River Ranger District,
Klamath National Forest
This campground hosts the trailhead hikes to Preacher's Peak, Caribou Mountain ridgeline, and the associated lakes.
Big Laguna Trail Descanso Ranger District,
Cleveland National Forest
Big Laguna Trail is a multi-use trail extending 6.7 miles.
Big Maria Mountains Wilderness Palm Springs South Coast BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
Big Maria Mountains Wilderness varies from gently sloping bajadas to numerous rough, craggy peaks disjointed by steep canyons. Four-wheel-drive vehicle is recommended.
Big Meadows Trail to Dardanelles Lake Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit This trail, south of Lake Tahoe, is particularly scenic in the fall. Dardanelles Lake is surrounded by picturesque granite cliffs on one side and flat granite shelves on the other.
Big Meadows Trail to Round Lake Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit This trail, south of Lake Tahoe, leads past Big Meadow to Round Lake. The lake is a good spot for fishing or swimming.
Big Meadows Trail to Scotts Lake Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit This trail is located south of Lake Tahoe. It begins along the Big Meadows Trail and then forks off to Scotts Lake.
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Big Morongo Canyon Preserve Set among the San Bernardino Mountains the Big Morongo Canyon Preserve is one of the ten largest cottonwood and willow riparian habitats in California.
Big Pine Creek Campground Inyo National Forest Big Pine Creek offers 30 campsites and access to the John Muir Wilderness. Sites are handicapped accessible.
Big Pines Recreation Area Santa Clara/Mojave Rivers Ranger District,
Angeles National Forest
The Big Pines Recreation Area offers a variety of recreational opportunities and facilities for year-round enjoyment.
Big Sycamore Canyon Trail Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Explore the chaparral-covered land as you hike Big Sycamore Canyon Trail in pursuit of the sea.
Big Trees Trail Foresthill Ranger District,
Tahoe National Forest
Big Trees Trail is an excellent opportunity to spend a day seeing and walking through some of the most scenic lands on the Foresthill Ranger District. This loop is ideal for a leisurely day of sightseeing and picnicking.
Bigelow Cholla Garden Wilderness Area Needles BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
Bigelow Cholla Garden Wilderness Area lies within the northern portion of the dark, volcanic Sacramento Mountains.
Bighorn Gorge Death Valley National Park This trail leads eight miles one-way into the Cottonwood Mountains through a stream-cut gorge. It is not recommended for summer use due to extreme heat.
Bishop Ranch Open Space Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve Bishop Ranch Regional Preserve offers quiet and solitude on 529 acres just a short distance from San Ramon Valley subdivisions.
Bizz Johnson Trail Eagle Lake BLM Field Office,
California BLM Areas
Bizz Johnson Trail afford 25.4 miles of multi-use trail from Susanville to Mason Station; several access points available.
Black Butte Trail Covelo Ranger District,
Mendocino National Forest
Black Butte Hiking Trail is a 0.7 mile easy hike that begins at an elevation of 7,080 feet. The trail finishes with an outstanding 360 degree view from the barren summit of Black Butte.
Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve The East Bay Regional Park District began acquiring land for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in the early 1970s. Today, most of the minin
Black Eagle Mine Road Joshua Tree National Park This road leads eastward out of Joshua Tree National Park and into BLM lands. There are many side roads and abandoned mine sites to explore on this route.
Black Lava Trail Mount Shasta Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
From the Black Lava Trailhead, follow the old jeep road as it goes through one of the more forested parts of the wilderness. It is a 3 mile hike one-way, along this dead end trail.
Black Lava Trailhead Mount Shasta Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
From the Black Lava Trailhead, follow the old jeep road as it goes through one of the more forested parts of the wilderness, approximately a 3 mile hike one way along this dead-end trail.
Black Mountain Trail San Jacinto Ranger District,
San Bernardino National Forest
Black Mountain Trail begins in chaparral at an elevation 4,480 feet and ends on the forested slopes of Black Mountain, elevation 7,772 feet.
Black Rock Lake Trail Yolla Bolla Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
The Black Rock Lake Trail leaves its junction with #10W36 and heads northwest through Pettijohn Basin and contours through open stands of pine and fir timber and small meadows to Black Rock Lake.
Black Rock Mountain Trail Yolla Bolla Ranger District,
Shasta-Trinity National Forests
The trail offers many scenic views, but no water. The trail is relatively level except for the ascent of Black Rock Mountain which is very steep.
Bloody Rock Trail Upper Lake Ranger District,
Mendocino National Forest
Bloody Rock Trail is a 3 mile easy trail with a starting elevation of 2,280 feet. This is a one-way trail that runs through glades and passes near historic Bloody Rock before entering a wooded area.
1 through 100 of 1346



About Wildernet |  Email to a Friend  |  Disclaimer |  Privacy |  Contact Us  | Comments & Suggestions
Advertisers & Sponsors |  Owners & Operators |  Tourism Promotors
©1995-2019 Interactive Outdoors Inc. All rights reserved.