Best Trails near Sacramento, California

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on Sacramento Waterfront Tra...
17 days ago

trail running

For context I started at capital mall Blvd and ran 3 miles north and then back Ina Sunday at 9am.

I really liked the trail and am surprised about the negative reviews from a few years ago. The downside was that for about a mile or less of the trail I was about 100 yards or less from the highway. But other than that the river front run was nice. I saw less than five homeless people or trail side tents so not sure if that is a different area. The road wasn't that congested - never more than 5 people around me and usually at least one person within view (if safety is a concern)

on Guy West Bridge to Goethe...
18 days ago

walking

Love this walk

on Guy West Bridge to Goethe...
19 days ago

I lived behind the levee for 8 years and walked this "trail" 3-4 times a week when I couldn't make a drive out to some other location. It's a great spot to walk, bike, or swim if you want a nearby outing.

on American River Bike Trail...
25 days ago

walking

I have literally grown up on this trail. There are several off shoots and unpaved trails for running and even horses as well, especially in the Fair Oaks and Orangevale areas.

CAUTION - DO NOT LEAVE YOUR CAR PARKED ON BRIDGE STREET IN FAIR OAKS NEAR THE 20 MILE MARK UNLESS YOU WANT IT TO GET BROKEN INTO

on Greenhaven Green Belt
1 month ago

walking

Nice and easy walk with incredible diversity in trees. Very easy to get to.

on American River Bike Trail...
1 month ago

walking

Nice walk...I only walked about 3 miles but you can definitely walk, run or bike along the trails.

on Capitol Park Loop Trail
2 months ago

Enjoyed looking at all the trees. The trees are marked making them easy to identify. We enjoyed a leisure walk among the paved and shaded trail/path. Also there are many art works and statues scattered throughout the park. No biking or skating/boarding allowed.

on Old Sacramento State Hist...
2 months ago

walking

The trail is not a hike but rather a walk. Old Sacramento has lots of eating establishments and stores. It offers views of the river and the Tower Bridge. There is a statue of a horseman with a plaque that tells a brief story of the Pony Express. It's a neat area.

on Greenhaven Green Belt
2 months ago

It's a nice walk. The trail can get dirty but the river is beautiful

on William Land Park Trail
2 months ago

nature trips

on American River Bike Trail...
2 months ago

Loved it! Not too crowded, was clean, and easy parking.

on William Land Park Trail
3 months ago

walking

beautiful city park, lots of trees for shade. I enjoyed myself quite a bit. my only complaint is that walking next to the road you run into a fair amount of traffic noise and distraction.