Capitol Park Loop Trail

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Capitol Park Loop Trail is a 1.1 mile loop trail located near Sacramento, California and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
0 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

7 days ago

Cool view of the Capital and Downtown.

walking
3 months ago

This is a good park to visit if you are already in the area, but it’s not the kind of place that you would seek out otherwise.

First of all, the trail is both short and paved. It pretty much is a giant rectangle that goes along the perimeter of Capitol Park. If you live in the area, I think this would be a good place to practice a 5K in the early morning before people start coming to work at the nearby office buildings.

It gets very busy over the lunch hour, so while you could still walk then, you will have to dodge lots of people if you want to practice running during that time.

Overall, a nice place for a walk, but nothing to seek out for people outside of the immediate area.

walking
3 months ago

Love love love

8 months ago

Scenic trail, but littered with state workers during the weekday.

trail running
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Capitol Park is a 1.10 mile loop trail around the state Capitol. Mostly concrete some places to run on grass, dirt but mostly sidewalk concrete. Best time to run early morning or late evenings weekdays (Work Walkers midday gets crowded). Weekends are good all day. Cool stuff in park including a Giant Sequoia, Vietnam War Memorial, and rose garden.

hiking
Friday, April 21, 2017

California has one of the best state capitol campuses I have ever seen

Saturday, January 07, 2017

1/7/16 - 2 loops plus to/from fleet feet = 4 miles

Monday, June 20, 2016

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.

road biking
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

I often incorporate this area into one of my rides, awesome trees and the roses are beautiful

hiking
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Nice little trail... Great for the family.

nature trips
Friday, August 31, 2012

The Trail of Trees is phenomenal!
Many of the trees at Capitol Park are the largest of their kind in the area.
A Must see if you love trees.

hiking
Thursday, January 13, 2011

This is a basically a stroll through the park on paved trails. Many exotic trees, donated to the State of California by various governments, line the paths around the park. It is a very nice walk, in conjunction with a tour of the State Capitol Building.

walking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

trail running
6 months ago

walking
10 months ago

Monday, March 13, 2017

walking
Saturday, March 04, 2017

Sunday, December 25, 2016

walking
Monday, September 05, 2016

Friday, August 19, 2016

walking
Wednesday, May 27, 2015

recorded Capitol Park Loop Trail

walking
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

walking
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Thursday, September 19, 2013

hiking
Sunday, September 01, 2013

walking
Thursday, August 18, 2011