Best trails in Colfax

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Looking for a great trail near Colfax, California? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, running trails, forest 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. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Colfax ranging from 2.7 to 3.7 km and from 385 to 679 meters 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 Colfax
Top trails (8)
#1 - Stevens Trail
Tahoe National Forest
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Length: 14.5 km • Est. 4 h 48 m
Stevens Trail is very scenic and rich in history - it is also on the National Register of Historic places. Built by Truman Allen Stevens it was used as a toll road for miners that needed to get from tShow more
#2 - Stevens Trail East
Colfax, California
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Length: 10.1 km • Est. 3 h 44 m
Stevens Trail East is a 10.1 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colfax, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#3 - Yankee Jim's-Indian Creek Trail
Tahoe National Forest
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Length: 4.5 km • Est. 1 h 26 m
Yankee Jim's-Indian Creek Trail is a 4.5 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colfax, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used Show more
#4 - Windy Point Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 3.2 km • Est. 1 h 18 m
There is a $10 parking fee.Show more
#5 - Pennyweight Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 56 m
$10 parking fee but if you park on the side of the road before you reach the trail, you won't have to pay. Show more
#6 - Rollins Lake Dam Trail
Colfax, California
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Length: 3.7 km • Est. 1 h 14 m
Rollins Lake Dam Trail is a 3.7 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Colfax, California that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and is primarily used for hShow more
#7 - Bear River to Bear Falls Trail
Bear River Campground
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Length: 3.4 km • Est. 57 m
Bear River to Bear Falls Trail is a 3.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Colfax, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers Show more
#8 - Bear River Campground Trail
Bear River Campground
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Length: 4.2 km • Est. 1 h 4 m
Bear River Campground Trail is a 4.2 kilometer out and back trail located near Colfax, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also Show more