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Best trails in Auburn

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Looking for a great trail near Auburn, California? AllTrails has 32 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around South Yuba River State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Auburn State Recreation Area or Sly Park Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 26 moderate trails in Auburn ranging from 2.5 to 14.9 miles and from 547 to 1,614 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Auburn
Top trails (32)
#1 - Western States Trail to Calcutta Falls
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
As of June 2020 (COVID 19), all trails and vehicular access is open. Upper Lake Clementine is still closed. Parking is available at various locations. Please check with the park for current conditionsShow more
#2 - Robie Point Firebreak Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Robie Point Firebreak Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Auburn, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#3 - Western States Pioneer Express Recreation Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
Enjoy views of the Middle Fork American River Canyon on this easy walk which includes a historic arched cement bridge and a waterfall. This short walk brings you up to and then across the Mountain QuShow more
#4 - Confluence Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Confluence Trail is a 3.4 mile out and back trail located near Auburn, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and Show more
#5 - Cardiac Hill
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Please be aware of the self registration fee of $10 for parking/day use. The hike starts off flat along a connector path by a drainage canal before a steep descent to the river in a series of cutbackShow more
#6 - Stagecoach Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Stagecoach Trail is a 3.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Auburn, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#7 - Quarry Trail to Brown's Bar to Goat Hill
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Quarry Trail to Brown's Bar to Goat Hill is a 9.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Auburn, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#8 - Hidden Falls to River Otter Loop
Hidden Falls Regional Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
NOTE: As of April 2020, 7-day a week parking reservations required until further notice during COVID-19 crisis. Follow park social distancing measures. The lookouts have been reported to be closed to Show more
#9 - Western States Trail to Robie Point Fire Break
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Western States Trail to Robie Point Fire Break is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Auburn, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is pShow more
#10 - Robbie Point Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Robbie Point Trail is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Auburn, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
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