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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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Stevens Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful hikes with lots of water features and scenery. Met a lot of nice and not so nice people, stay on the hikers trail and the biking trail can get steep. When you get to the river the water is crystal clear and worth the hike down. On the way back is tough. Lots of inclines and if you go early in the day by the time you get back it will be warm and humid.

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Stevens Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Not a bad hike at all! So my friend and I only needed three hours to complete the hike. We both loved the cave and yes the dirty underwear are still in there lol. The trail narrows and it can be a little hard to pass but once you're on the side of river you'll see people gold panning which was kind of cool. My favorite part of the hike was when we finally arrived on the river. It was a hot day so it was a little cooler by water. We found the perfect place to have lunch and relax for a while.

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Stevens Trail
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31 Completed 23 Reviews

Great trail great scenery great workout coming back up woohoo loved it

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Stevens Trail
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27 Completed 8 Reviews

Really liked this trail but it is tough. This trail has a lot of site seeing, waterfalls, a cave and the river. Me and my wife took our dogs they had a great time but was supper warn out by the time we got back. The return is tough do to the incline comeing back.

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Stevens Trail
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

What a great trail with so many accents! There are rolling mountain views, a waterfall (careful the rocks are a little slippery), a cave (this was an adventure, went as far as the dirty pair of underwear, which clearly stated, "GO BACK") and then the beautiful American River (Plenty of swimming holes with clear, emerald pools.) A little warning, parts of the trail are clearly marked for mountain biking and other parts for hikers. I found mountain bikers on the hiking part of the trails. So keep your eyes up and your ears open. Pretty easy trail except the ass kicker coming back. it is a steady incline all the way up, 4.5 miles.

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Stevens Trail
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10 Completed 5 Reviews

Did not arrive early enough to complete the entire hike but it was beautiful surroundings with a little bit of nice rock climbing around a waterfall and pretty little creek. I will definitely go back to do the entire hike.

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Stevens Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice hiking trail! Narrow scenic trail leads to river lots of creeks, forest feel, good views, dog friendly, mostly shaded. Some freeway noise in the beginning but not for long! no gate or parking fee.

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Stevens Trail
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13 Completed 6 Reviews

BEAUTIFUL hike! We got a late start so we only hiked half way. We have 2 small Boston terriers and they slowing down towards the end and it wasn't even the full 9 miles. We will hike here again but will bring a lunch to eat and rest at the bottom. Like everyone else states, going back up is a bit tough so take lots of water! Easy and free parking, close to town. This is a must do!

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Yankee Jim's-Indian Creek Trail
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11 Completed 11 Reviews

This is a narrow trail along the river canyon. We hiked it in January with frost on the ground and it was slow going. Because of this it felt a little longer than the listed 3 miles. Towards the end, the trail opens up into a meadow that should be really nice in summer.

Depending on the time of year, getting on the trail maybe the most difficult part. At the trail head, after you take the wooden stairs down, you need to cross the creek that feeds into the river. Some rock hopping is required when the water is high.

I have added a link to the ASRA trail guide:
http://members.psyber.com/asra/tgindian.pdf

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Stevens Trail
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6 Completed 3 Reviews

There is an amazing two with all kinds of crystals. But be very careful about crossing the waterfall on the slippery rocks!

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