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Best trails in North Fork

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Looking for a great trail near North Fork, 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. You'll also find some great local park options, like Millerton Lake State Recreation Area or Big Table Mountain Ecological Reserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in North Fork ranging from 1.8 to 4.9 miles and from 2,673 to 5,980 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 North Fork
Top trails (9)
#1 - Shuteye Peak Trail
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 6 h 58 m
This route is primarily for off road driving but it is possible to hike it as well. Great trail, very pretty and lots of good challenging terrain. Great views from the top.Show more
#2 - Horseshoe Bend of San Joaquin River
Horseshoe Bend San Joaquin River Gorge
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
This is a moderate to difficult out and back trail working it's way through Oak Woodlands ending up at a large sandy beach on the San Joaquin River. It starts just above Kerckoff Lake and has great vShow more
#3 - Whiskey Falls Trail
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
Whiskey Falls Trail is a 2.9 mile out and back trail located near North Fork, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best Show more
#4 - Manzanita Lake Trail
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
The property is administered by PG&E. There is a small parking area approximately .7 miles from the Post Office in North Fork on the right (east) side of Road 222. The trail is a semi-paved maintenaShow more
#5 - South Fork Willow Creek Trail
North Fork, California
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
Willow Creek Trail is located at the site of the old lumber mill in South Fork, California, about 1.2 miles east of the town of North Fork.Show more
#6 - Whisky Ridge OHV Trail
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 6.9 mi
Whisky Ridge OHV Trail is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near North Fork, California that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for sShow more
#7 - Browns Meadow to Shuteye Peak Trail
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
Browns Meadow to Shuteye Peak Trail is a 4.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Fork, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#8 - Central Camp Road to Francis Junction Road
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 12.8 mi • Est. 6 h 8 m
Central Camp Road to Francis Junction Road is a 12.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Fork, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilShow more
#9 - Brown's Ditch Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Sierra National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
Brown's Ditch Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY] is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Fork, California that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more