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Best trails in Elk Grove

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Looking for a great trail near Elk Grove, California? AllTrails has 6 great trail running trails, walking trails, kid friendly 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 Franks Tract State Recreation Area, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Folsom Lake State Recreation Area or American River Parkway. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Elk Grove ranging from 1.7 to 7.4 miles and from 13 to 62 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 Elk Grove
Top trails (6)
#1 - Laguna Creek Trail
Elk Grove, California
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
A pleasant paved trail that follows a creek...good for families. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least five feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to navigate the trail.Show more
#2 - Elk Grove Community Trail
Elk Grove, California
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 16 m
This paved trail is utilized by the Elk Grove Community on a daily basis and is great for the whole family. You will find areas with kids, bicycles, parks, lakes, bridges, and railroads. There are lots of photography opportunities. Cranes frequent the area by the railroad and near the lakes live many birds and ducks. Additionally, you can fish for trout at the lakes. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved and typically at least six feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less) so most wheelchair/mobility equipment or stroller users will likely find this trail navigable.Show more
#3 - Elk Grove Park and Lake Loops
Elk Grove Regional Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 51 m
Note: The inside loop is sidewalk and suitable for wheelchairs but messy with the overpopulation of ducks and geese. Show more
#4 - Camden Park Loop Trail
Camden Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
#5 - Elk Grove Creek Trail
Elk Grove, California
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 2 h 58 m
The Elk Grove Creek Trail is a 10-foot-wide paved path with decomposed granite shoulders nestled among trees and wildlife and follows the historic creek along the way. A great trail for an urban hike, run or bike ride, the route offers plenty of opportunities for viewing birds, wildlife and wildflowers.Show more
#6 - Blue Heron Trail
Elk Grove, California
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 41 m