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Hidden Falls Trails

Auburn, CA

Hidden Falls Trails is a 5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Auburn, CA that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Stevens Trail

Colfax, CA

Recent Reviews

on Stevens Trail
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

+ Gets away from road noise almost immediately
+ Beautiful swimming spots all along the trail, very bendy so can find privacy even when busy
+ Very shaded throughout large sections of the trail
+ Trail runs a couple hundred feet above river affording great views

- Difficult to get down to river in many spots
- If you have kids/pets the trail does have a very steep drop off

Trailhead is downhill on the way in, uphill on the way back, but didn't find the uphill too challenging. Easier side of moderate.

on Stevens Trail (East)
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed1 Reviews

Went on a day when it was 105*. The trail is not too steep. We arrived at the river and swam for a while before heading up hill around 1:00. We arrived back at the car in about the same time it took to get down.

on Stevens Trail
4 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

The hike was challenging with multiple uphill climbs near the end when you're exhausted. The water was cool and beautiful, it was crystal clear blue water! If you're exhausted stop in the cave, it feels 20 degrees cooler inside. Over all the hike was challenging and well marked, fun, and there was plenty to see. But do be careful of the cliffs! Some parts are dangerous and if you lose your footing you will fall off the narrow passage and it's a high fall.

on Stevens Trail
5 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail...
lots to see. The walk back is 90% up hill so prepare for a difficult hike back to your car.

on Stevens Trail
13 days ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

on Stevens Trail
19 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

on Stevens Trail
21 days ago

hiking
7 Completed4 Reviews

Absolutely beautiful and the views are amazing! Great for swimming on a hot day, and not a crowded trail at all. Only ran into 3 people. Tiring on the way back up as it is all uphill, but definitely worth it. Bring lots of water!

on Stevens Trail
23 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Loved this hike! Beautiful views of the American river along the trail. A very tiring trek, but well worth it. Definitely bring lots of water and watch out for poison oak!

on Stevens Trail
26 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

lost flute on trail! hey fellow hikers I losted my dead dads native american flute and leather case on the trail yesterday on the 3rd of July. went down to play for him as it was our favorite hike. If anyone found it I would really be greatful to back. if found please call mobile 9163030316 landline 9167822038. thank you and 50 dollar reward if found!

on Stevens Trail
26 days ago

hiking
9 Completed9 Reviews

Great trail with awesome views. The river felt great and cooled us for part of the hike back. About half way is a runoff creek we dipped hats and shirts in to keep us cool. Take lots of water 2.5 L per person. Nice breeze and enough shade. Will definitely do this one again at another time of year.

on Windy Point Trail
29 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

In the summer it's terribly hot and brown. A couple good views but none of the wildflowers or grass to make it worth it

on Stevens Trail
1 month ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

on Stevens Trail
1 month ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

medium hiking trail. great view and amazing water!

on Stevens Trail
1 month ago

hiking
9 Completed9 Reviews

This was a beautiful hike!

on Windy Point Trail
1 month ago

hiking
10 Completed8 Reviews

This trail is pretty steep going down. Trail head is clearly marked and trail is pretty narrow, definitely one were you have to watch your footing because it's a long drop down the hill. I lost the trail at the creek and rock climbed down to the river. Some left a rope tide to a couple trees which really helps with getting back up. When you get to the creek climb down into it and look the opposite way from the river and the trail continues on. I found it on my way back up the creek and was too worn out to even attempt the rest. Beautiful views and definitely worth the work.

on Stevens Trail
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

It was amazing! So much to see! So many flowers! The view is to die for and if you make it to the end there is such a beautiful surprise! The river is so beautiful! Totally worth the hike!

on Yankee Jim's-Indian Creek...
1 month ago

21 Completed17 Reviews

Loved this hike! Small bummer that both the falls were dry but the pace of the hike is amazing. Narrow trail, lots of up and down but just the right amount to not tire you out and you get some great activity going. One warning - you have to cross a portion of the river feed to get to the trail - to get across one of the jumps is pretty long and the rocks are pretty slick so go carefully. Other than that I had s blast and the sights were incredible of the river below... Go early to get parking and check out the small cave before you cross the bridge - swallows nest there and it is pretty cool - trail head starts by crossing the bridge, tiring left to go form the stairs and the turning left to get to the river - 40 feet then to the right and cross the rocks on the river - trail is easy to follow from there

on Bear River to Bear Falls ...
1 month ago

21 Completed17 Reviews

This hike was an adventure - not a trail easily followed or found - walk through the campsites towards the river and you will pick up the trail - halfway through you feel like you've lost it but keep going the falls are small but super pretty - a couple of concerns ... The trail is super overgrown with blackberry vine so watch being cut up and my friend came back with a tick so wear long pants and sleeves.

on Stevens Trail
1 month ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great views. The route back was an intense, uphill battle. So many different things to see. Well worth it!


1 month ago

hiking

Definitey one of the best views.