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Best trails in Cool

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Looking for a great trail near Cool, California? AllTrails has 16 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 10 moderate trails in Cool ranging from 2.8 to 12.8 miles and from 600 to 1,781 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 Cool
Top trails (16)
#1 - Clementine Trail to Clark's Pool
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 17 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 - Training Hill
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
Training Hill is a 4.5 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Cool, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running,Show more
#3 - American Canyon Trail Loop
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
Please note there is very limited parking on the road and no parking lot. Show more
#4 - Rim Trail via Olmstead Loop Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 3 h 42 m
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 optionsShow more
#5 - The Cool to Canyon Loop Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Users have reported that the parking lot fills up on weekends, so arrive early!Show more
#6 - North Fork of the American River Lake Clementine Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 38 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
#7 - American Canyon to Wendell T Robie Loop
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
American Canyon to Wendell T Robie Loop is a 5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cool, California that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#8 - Lakeview Connector Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(72)
Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 35 m
Lakeview Connector Trail is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cool, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#9 - Training Hill Loop via Rim Trail and Olmstead Loop
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 7 h 36 m
Training Hill Loop via Rim Trail and Olmstead Loop is a 15.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cool, California that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilyShow more
#10 - Wendell T. Robie Trail
Cool, California
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(42)
Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Wendell T. Robie Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Cool, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
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