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Best trails in Foresthill

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Looking for a great trail near Foresthill, California? AllTrails has 26 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 13 moderate trails in Foresthill ranging from 0.9 to 10.7 miles and from 606 to 5,465 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 Foresthill
Top trails (26)
#1 - Codfish Falls Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
This hike is amazing right in early spring before the creeks dry up and the flowers and grass are gone. There are a couple side trails down to the river, and in summer it is great for swimming. GreaShow more
#2 - Foresthill Divide Loop Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 5 h 21 m
Foresthill Divide Loop Trail is a 10.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Foresthill, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#3 - Ruck-A-Chucky Rapids Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 18 m
Ruck-A-Chucky Rapids Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Foresthill, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#4 - Fuel Break Trail
Foresthill, California
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Fuel Break Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Foresthill, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#5 - Western States Trail: Michigan Bluff to Last Chance
Tahoe National Forest
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Length: 18.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
This rugged trail to a remote crossing of the North Fork of the Middle Fork of the American River traverses some of the wildest "foothill" country of the Gold Country - a region previously well settleShow more
#6 - Tunnel Loop via Confluence Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
Tunnel Loop via Confluence Trail is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Foresthill, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#7 - Mumford Bar Trail
Tahoe National Forest
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 8 h 21 m
Mumford Bar Trail is a 11.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Foresthill, California that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#8 - Big Tree Nature Trail
Tahoe National Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 34 m
Picnic area, restrooms, and water are available. Great place to take the family for a day trip. Interpretive guides are available at the beginning of the trailhead. Show more
#9 - Hell Hole Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 5 h 19 m
Hell Hole Trail is a 8.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Foresthill, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#10 - Western States Trail
Auburn State Recreation Area
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 5 h 43 m
Western States Trail is a 10.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Foresthill, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily uShow more
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