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Dave Moore Loop Trail

EASY 11 reviews

Dave Moore Loop Trail is a 1.1 mile loop trail located near Lotus, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

1.1 miles
95 feet

kid friendly



nature trips





This little gem of a trail highlights not only some of the wonderful flora of the area, but a little of the gold mining history as well.

29 days ago

Really great trail and amazing views! Definitely not wheelchair friendly in one area where the chinese rock formations were but otherwise we picked up the chair around ruts and tree roots. Lots of shade on the trail as well, and LOTS of poison oak. We also saw a very large rattlesnake of to the side of the trail. Very very nice and will walk/hike it again!

1 month ago

2 months ago

Very nice easy loop. Great for any age, trail is well defined, nothing hard for small children. Some interesting rock formations and cool trees. A lot of poison oak right off the trail though. Easily avoidable but be aware if you have young ones that don't know what it is.

3 months ago

Nice walk with a great stop at the river as a treat.

3 months ago

Great trail for the family nice end stop at the river before you head back.

3 months ago

So Pretty!

4 months ago

5 months ago

Great place for the whole family, all access and all fitness levels. It's about a .5 miles down to the SF American river with a really nice beach, then another .5 mile to finish the loop. My kids love this Loop and love hanging out on the beach in nice weather.

5 months ago

10 months ago

Good hike for the kids

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

This was a great trail for our family. We have an 8,4, and 3 year old and all but one walked the whole trail. The first half of the trail takes you down to a great little spot by the river and is completely jogging stroller friendly. The second half has a few really big rocks close to the trail which made it slow going with a jogger. We have put this one on our list of favorite hikes.