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Hidden Falls Trails

Auburn, CA

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.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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This trail has something for everyone. The main paths are wide and level enough for strollers and we have taken our kiddos to the falls before (about 3 miles total out and back).

The park also offers many other path options for those seeking to get away from crowds. Try a loop of south legacy to creekside trail which is a beautiful narrow trail overlooking the water (about 7.5 mile loop- some parts one way only).

The maps provided are pretty decent and the trails are getting better marked all the time. There are several porta potties along the trail. Although there is water at the trailhead I recommend bringing your own as they recently had some signs up about contamination.

The trail to the waterfall is VERY popular and can become crowded as can the parking. I recommend you avoid popular days and times. They really need to build more parking.

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Stagecoach Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

not so much a beginner trail if you ask me. went with my family and they ended up walking their bikes up as it was pretty challenging to pedal up. coming back down is ok but make sure you have some great brakes.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Hidden Falls is a vary easy hike that I bring everyone on! There are cows that roam the trail and near the falls there is some old rusted mining equipment. At the bottom of the falls there are a few swimming holes with a few area's to jump in from along with some small waterfalls running into the ponds.

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Lake Clementine Trail
by Nancy Serna

7 Completed 8 Reviews

Nice leisurely hike on the ridge above the river. The Lake was a surprise, I did not expect to see so much water as most lakes in California are very very low.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This is a good hike and it's put together really well. The issue is that it's more for horses and bikers. If that's what you do, this place is great. If you're more of a hiker like myself there are better places to go. I will say that it would make a good spot for a family as most of the trails are easy and none of them are difficult. Nice park, but I won't be back unless I decide to get a mountain bike.

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Robie Point Firebreak Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Is took my 7 and 9 year old daughters. We had a blast hiking to the river. Beware though... There are a few nude sun bathers out there.

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Lake Clementine Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful hike takes about an hour to get to the lake from the forest hill bridge you can climb near the damn the trails next to the lake are so beautiful too, saw some people kayaking on the lake, looked really peaceful would love to do that some time! All in all it was a great day to be outdoors in nature breathing in fresh air!

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Hidden Falls Trails
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

This was a perfect day out for my first of many -- I hope -- spring 2015 hikes. It was a great hike, at times, a little tough on my injured knee, but fairly simple. Today, the water fountain in the parking lot was broken, and we only brought enough water for the hike. We should have had a jug in the car waiting -- a good lesson to remember!

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Hidden Falls Trails
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

A beautiful hike...However, there were
literally hundreds of people out there on Valentine's Day morning. We actually had to wait in line to pass other hikers. Then as we were leaving, incoming people cause a major traffic jam by parking along the one-way lane, one woman refusing to move forward or backward. Sheriff had to come out and get things moving. Will go again but not on a weekend.

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Stagecoach Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

A decent trail but there are much better ones only a couple hundred yards down the road. Would not do this again.

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