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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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Windy Point Trail
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25 Completed 8 Reviews

The trail is beautiful this time of year. Blankets of wildflowers all over the hillside. I rate this trail at the harder side of moderate. It is VERY steep in some parts but its a good workout and I"ll likely be visiting it again sometime.

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Stevens Trail
by Tiffany White

2 Completed 1 Reviews

Hiked last Friday with my two son's. Beautiful weather!!! Only made it 3+ miles in to the waterfall, which was flowing good!! Next time plan on starting early & making it all the way to the river!

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Yankee Jim's-Indian Creek Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Absolutely beautiful trails with great views of the American River! In the springtime all the poppies and windflowers are in bloom but spring also means tons of ticks and poison oak. I would highly recommend that dogs should not go on this trail, I literally picked over 40 ticks off my two dogs. Great trail but beware!

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Stevens Trail
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8 Completed 8 Reviews

Great views , cool caves and an awesome swimming hole at the bottom! The hike back up is tough

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Stevens Trail
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15 Completed 8 Reviews

Great hike, easier going down to river.... imagine the one waterfall/ stream crossing would be difficult in a non-drought year (especially if one has a fear of heights)..... may use lower bike path to circumvent this area. The mineshaft/cave is really cool but the views are the real pleasures of this hike, and still had quite a few creeks running - beautiful. Definitely strenuous on the climb back up. Conserve your water, and it gets quite hot with long unshaded parts so start early.

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Stevens Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

What a great hike! Had everything that I look for! Terrific views and a good workout! It's an easy hike going down, there's three awesome spots! The waterfall (best in the spring) and shorty after there's a rocky cliff that has a breathtaking view (great for pictures.) there's also a cave but I wouldn't encourage venturing in too far. Once you reach the bottom, there's a great spot to swim and I often see people gold panning. It wasn't hot enough today to swim, but the hike was very peaceful and the way up served a good workout for my legs.

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Stevens Trail
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2 Completed 3 Reviews

What a great Trail to take. Waring!!! do not try this trail if you are out of shape like me :) I loved this trail It was a great challenge I would rate this Trail a Moderate trail. I hiked the North Trail too were it is supposed to loop around to the south trail, but the North/South trail is not well Marked at all. I ended up hiking back on the North trail since I could not find the South Trail. It took a little over 5hr 20min.

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Stevens Trail
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7 Completed 7 Reviews

Stunning scenery from wooded hills to mountain side vistas with a watery reward at the bottom!

Age:34 and in shape.

Easy decline with awesome views. Bring a camera and binoculars. Obviously add water and some kind of trail mix or snacks to the pack.

Heard there was still hold in the river at the bottom so possibly a gold pan. (Encountered a gentleman carrying a sluece box out)

Hiking out is more strenuous so be prepared for that if your fitness level isn't like it used to be ;)

Will do this one again.

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Stevens Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Very nice day hike with the family, not too difficult for younger kids.

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Stevens Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful trail! Remember to leave yourself plenty of time to explore the pools on the river. Naturally, the return trip from the river valley has lots more uphill than the trip in, so allow more time for the return hike. There's a little cave that's great for meditating -- the darkness and silence are palpable. It's a sacred space, so enter with respect.

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