Overview Hidden Falls Trails is a 5.6 mile loop trail located near Auburn, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for birding, hiking, nature trips & walking and is accessible year-round. Reviews Photos Tracks Morgan Lardizabal (96) 24 days ago N/A: 2 Completed 2 Reviews We had a lot of fun on this trail. I'm not sure who put that this trail is 5.6 miles. There's many different trails to choose from within the park and none easily add up to 5.6. Our route was a little over 8 miles in total, took us about 3.5 hours with some stops to enjoy the creek, 4 hours if you include our 30 minute lunch/play time at the falls. To do a real loop, we did hiked the South Legacy trail along one side of the creek, crossed the bridge, took the Creek Side trail back toward the falls, then took the Falls Access trail down to the water. Couple of fun places to play in the water. The actual falls have an outlook deck that's pretty nice. Could see this place getting too crowded to really enjoy the water though, but we went more for the hike. We only ran into about 5 people in total out on the trails (away from the water) and they were all on their way out. We got a later start, about 9:30AM. After cooling off in the water (oh and there's not so much "swimming" as there is wading/sitting and playing in water. At least for adults.) we headed back to the parking lot via the Falls Access trail and then back up the first part of the South Legacy trail. Lots of people were coming straight down to the falls when we were heading out around 1PM. Lori Holman (97) 27 days ago N/A: 2 Completed 3 Reviews Took a friend on this hike for fun. We picked to do the entire Loop. It took us 4 hours. I was long but beautiful. I had done a very tough leg workout the day before.... I would not recommend doing that. It was fun and worth it. I would not recommend the entire loop for kids. To long and hard in the sun. We got unburnt so wear sun screen if you go the entire way. I have done the loop from the falls and back in December of 2013. That is a good hike for kids. Couple hours of fun. We will go back for sure! Vishnu Das (144) about 1 month ago N/A: 6 Completed 5 Reviews Came here with my coworker friends on a Friday on an outing. Good if you want to do something quick and want to do something else in the same day too. Moderate to easy for an experienced hiker. They have good landing areas with vantage points to view the waterfalls. Pretty easy to get to the water and there were some spots where you could get in and chill out. The trail itself has dry terrain and lots of red dust all along (be prepared to wash your shoes after) Eddie Miller (36) about 1 month ago N/A: 1 Completed 1 Reviews Sarah Jacobsen (38) about 1 month ago N/A: 1 Completed 1 Reviews Nate Black (47) about 1 month ago N/A: 1 Completed 2 Reviews http://www.placer.ca.gov/departments/facility/parks/hidden-falls-regional-park Nate Black (47) about 1 month ago N/A: 1 Completed 2 Reviews Great day hike to play in the water, but expect to see a lot of people especially on the weekend. We headed out on the poppy trail heading down the winding trail to the whiskey digins creek apron 1.2 miles. From there we crossed the river heading and got onto the hidden falls trail aprox .5 miles to the falls. Be prepared to meets lots of people with dogs and a few horses on the trails. Bring lots of water on a hot day, if you think you brought enough grab another bottle and take with you. The hike back is all up hill. On the way back we took the south legacy road just after whiskey bridge to head back up the hill to the car. It was all up hill but way faster and shorter that the trail down(.6 miles). There are many trails to discover here I have attached a like to the park where you can down load a map of the area and plan ahead. Stu Cole (40) 2 months ago N/A: 1 Completed 1 Reviews Always good Audrey Woods 2 months ago N/A: 13 Completed 10 Reviews Hidden Falls is always fun and even doable on a hot day. Lots of different trails you can take. My personal fave is just doing the Poppy Trail which takes you right down to the falls and the creek. The creek and falls are super refreshing to take a dip in. Creek walking down stream is very fun but a bit slippy! Make sure you wear your swimsuit and shoes you don't mind getting covered in red dirt. Ian Bright (82) 2 months ago N/A: 2 Completed 2 Reviews Great family trails! Took our young ones (ages 3 and 3) on it. Very easy and leisurely.