Near Sacramento, numerous trails access the Central Valleys wildlife-filled wetlands and traverse riverside forests and grasslands. In the Coast Range and Sierra foothills, trails lead to scenic waterfalls, wildflower-studded meadows, and high mountain lakes. Longtime Sacramento resident and intrepid hiker Steve Evans has selected the 43 must-do hikes, the majority of which are within two hours of the city. Whether youre looking for a scenic stroll, a full-day adventure, or even a spectacular alpine peak-bagging trip, youll find it here.Trails range from 1 to 10 miles and sea level to 9000 feet, and each trip includes elevation profiles, detailed maps, driving directions, and dont get lost trail milestones.
Top Trails: Sacramento
Must-Do Hikes for Everyone