Negro Bar State Park Loop Trail

MODERATE 38 reviews
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Negro Bar State Park Loop Trail is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Folsom, California. The trail is rated as moderate offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.8 miles
203 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running


6 days ago

Parking is $10. The main trail is closed (which is not posted at the front gate) The only trail that we could find you can constantly hear and see cars. At some points the road is so close you can throw a rock and hit a car. The only "trail" the main gate suggests is a bike trail, so it's paved the whole way. Definitely skip this place if you're looking for a 'moderate hike'.

This place is nice for biking/running/horse trails but definitely not hiking. There is also a really beautiful picnic area by the river.

5 months ago

Would've been more stars if the trail wasn't closed a mile in, went early morning on a week day hardly any other people on the trail except for bikers when I got to the closed trail portion. Lots of little trails that lead down to the lake. The stretch on the way back is along the bike trail, so I just turned around to stay on the wide dirt trail for the way back instead. I couldn't imagine how crowded this would be during the weekend

7 months ago

Easy trail. Good for pets and kids.

9 months ago

Limited hiking. Hit a lot of dead ends first Folsom prison then a rock slide on the bike trail. For a close quick walk near SAC. Not bad.

9 months ago

Part of the trail was closed along the river, something to do with soggy cliffs. I don't know what the remedy for that is - maybe pour a little less milk next time.

Great for dogs.

10 months ago

First... $10 parking.

Second... the lakefront size of the hike is closed due to mudslides

Final... NO BIKES. So many bikes trying to share the tiny trail.

What is with all these older people doing whatever they want. Dogs off leashes... bike when not allowed... It's kinda sad the disregard to others they have.

...beyond the little stuff. Not a bad little loop... when you can loop.

11 months ago

Started on the bike trail - then turned onto another trail going up into the trees - it was a pretty good outing, but walking behind a neighborhood for much of the second half was not real scenic... this was an easy stretch of the legs but bring a friend so you can have some conversation to enjoy while you walk - otherwise pretty boring.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

beautiful hike. great view of Folsom and the American River that I didn't know existed. Lots of bikers flying down the path, just be aware of your surroundings.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

I went with 2 friends and we had a blast, there was even 2 places you could cliff jump. So much fun!

Thursday, June 09, 2016

Great trails with views of the river. just watch out for the horse patties!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

It was typical :-) needs to be maintain

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The view is amazing and the trails are great! Only thing is some of the bikers aren't so friendly. We tried our best to follow trail etiquette.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Amazing trail, kid friendly! Look for us on Facebook "hike it baby Sacramento"

Friday, July 10, 2015


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