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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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There are a lot of trails and its very well kept. I'd say the usage is very high; so, you probably will not get a lot of alone time. I didn't find the paths to be very difficult/strenuous, but I haven't done all of the trails. They may get more strenuous just because of the distance and length. Its a pleasant area, but I rated it lower because of the crowds and its almost too well kept.

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Lake Clementine Trail
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

The trail begins off Old Foresthill Road on the south side of the North Fork of the American River. You can park on the north side (where the more difficult Stagecoach Trail begins). Walk across the bridge to begin.
More parking a couple hundred yards up and across the road. Be sure to have $10 USD in cash for self-registration for the parking/day use fee. The trail is pretty easy and mostly shady in the morning, with just a short distance that narrows. It has a gradual incline for about 2/3 of the way up to the road that leads to L. Clementine. Once you reach pavement, turn left and hike down 1/2 mile to a small trail on the left that leads to the close up view of the dam and falls. Beautiful! P.S: well kept bathrooms at both parking areas.

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Lake Clementine Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

Great little hike. Went mid-day on a Tuesday and only passed a few bikes and a handful of people. Next time I go, I'll be taking the bike out of retirement.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

Expansive and well kept trails. Good workout! Great for all abilities. Highly recommend.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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13 Completed 3 Reviews

Nice, easy-moderate hike. Every time I've gone the trails were busy but not too busy. There are many trails to choose from. I went with a friend once & we found a spot where we could jump off rocks into the water. Easy for dogs as well.

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Confluence Trail
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16 Completed 4 Reviews

great trail..pretty view just watch out for the mountain bikes!! lol! good starter hike!

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Hidden Falls Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Go early!

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Stagecoach Trail
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10 Completed 5 Reviews

Night hike, it's good for the soul!

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Lake Clementine Trail
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10 Completed 5 Reviews

I usually hike here from the stagecoach trail which is a lot longer route, but definitely worth it if you time it right so the full moon is high in the sky when you reach the damn.
Then slide down the giant pyramid like steps and sit on a rock in front of a glowing waterfall, breathing in the negative ions for a couple hrs before heading back.

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Hidden Falls Trails
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