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Rim Trail via Olmstead Loop Trail [CLOSED]

moderate(192)
Auburn State Recreation Area

Rim Trail via Olmstead Loop Trail is a 8.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Cool, California that features a lake 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.

Distance: 8.2 miles Elevation Gain: 587 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

fishing

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

walking

running

lake

views

wild flowers

muddy

rocky

closed

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 there is currently no vehicle access to this trail or others in the park. See here for more info: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=30355

hiking
fee
flooded
muddy
no shade
over grown
washed out
27 days ago

1 month ago

nice trail, requires updated signs to direct and signs need miles on it too, have the trail app and map to make loop. some spots no trail due to filled with water and very Muddy. otherwise nice 8.5 mile hike.

hiking
muddy
2 months ago

hiking
muddy
washed out
2 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Water in some parts, couldn’t cross. Lots of figs and berries on the trail. Also, a bear.

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
8 months ago

Yeah, that sucked. It shouldn’t take so long to walk on such a low elevation change. Between the overgrown paths with blackberry bushes and sticky bushes, and the wide streams you have to get wet/caked with mud on, that was just terrible. There are so many trails and retired/rabbit trails that we would have gotten lost, but it did make it easier to bug out half way through.

Easy to get lost Need to follow the gps

hiking
bugs
muddy
over grown
rocky
washed out
11 months ago

$10 to self parking. TICKS EVERYWHERE! Pulled atleast 60 ticks off of each dog & atleast 10 off of me and my bf! The trail was nice, pretty easy to follow but some parts were flooded out and muddy. The lake area isnt very inviting and it's also hard to get to. The trail goes from shady to wide open, out in the sun throughout the whole duration. One plus side was it was pretty empty on a Saturday afternoon and we only seen a few other people, from a distance, accessing the trail.

recorded Recording - Apr 20, 11:43 AM

hiking
muddy
11 months ago

very muddy at parts, even flooded in some, and lots of ticks. otherwise a great trail.

running
muddy
11 months ago

hiking
muddy
off trail
rocky
11 months ago

hiking
bridge out
washed out
Sun Mar 31 2019

It would be a nice trail but the rains have washed out most of the trail. Super muddy. Wasn’t pleasant. If conditions were better, would have been a great trail.

hiking
Sun Mar 31 2019

This was a nice scenic walk through the green Foothills. This trail had just about everything ponds, streams, waterfalls, sun and shade. It was a little muddy and flooded in some areas due to the recent rain which made us alter our path a little, but since there are so many little trails that connect to the big loop we didn’t have any problems getting around.

hiking
Sat Mar 16 2019

Hike to find Knickerbocker Falls with Shanti and Chris.

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