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Best trails in Georgetown

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Looking for a great trail near Georgetown, California? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views 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. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Georgetown ranging from 1.9 to 8.3 miles and from 2,234 to 4,133 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 Georgetown
Top trails (9)
#1 - Otter Creek Trail to Volcanoville
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h 15 m
"Descending steeply into a thickly wooden canyon, site of a gold scramble in 1851, the trail climbs to the old mining camp of Volcanoville.Show more
#2 - Stifle Claim Trail to Traverse Creek Loop Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 46 m
#3 - Nevada Point Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 7 h 11 m
#4 - Balderson Loop Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 38 m
Nice shady trail ride for horses meandering through madrones and manzanita with some cedars and pines. Elevation meanders. Easy to get lost and steep ravines and motorcycle trails surround. Stay diligent.Show more
#5 - Little Silver Loop
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
#6 - Bear Flat Oak Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 5 h 17 m
#7 - Otter Creek Trail
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
#8 - Canyon Creek Falls
El Dorado National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
#9 - Pilot Creek Waterfalls (University Falls) [CLOSED / PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Georgetown, California
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Pilot Creek Waterfalls is on private lands and access is currently strictly prohibited. Please respect signs so that the landowners can work on alternatives to allow safe and legal access. No parking rules in the area are strictly enforced. Show more