Best city walk trails in Sacramento, California

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Explore the most popular city walk trails near Sacramento with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of city walk trails in Sacramento, California
Top trails (8)
#1 - Capitol Park Loop Trail
Capitol Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
A beautiful park featuring the Capital building, war memorials, a cacti garden, 100 different types of trees, and a world peace rose garden and fountain. Also, lots of shady spots to sit under a tree for a picnic or play with your dog. Many political/social functions occur on the steps of the Capital. A must-see while in Sacramento. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved with asphalt or bricks and typically at least four feet wide. The grade is gentle (all estimated under 3%) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to traverse the trail.Show more
#2 - McKinley Park
McKinley Park
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Length: 1.0 mi • Est. 24 m
#3 - Levee Path
Sutter's Landing Regional Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
#4 - Seymour Park Trail
Sacramento, California
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Accessibility: This asphalt and cement trail is estimated to range from 4 to over 9 feet wide. There is a painted center dividing line along some sections effectively cutting the width in half. The slope is estimated to range from flat to moderately steep (all below 6% grade). There are not wheelchair accessible car parking spots at the unpaved and small trail head lot. Show more
#5 - Old Sacramento State Historic Park Loop
Old Sacramento State Historic Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
This is a cool place to see the historic/western-themed buildings, river, bridges, shops, and railroad museum. Accessibility: There is street parking including designated handicapped-accessible parking spaces. The trail surface is paved with bricks or boardwalk (can be rough and bumpy) and typically at least four feet wide. The estimated grade is flat (all 1% or less) so will likely be traversable for most wheelchair/mobility equipment or stroller users. Show more
#6 - Natomas Bike Path
Tanzanite Community Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
This is a nice easy paved path through the city of Natomas. There are several road crossings along this route. Accessibility: This asphalt and cement trail is estimated to range from 4 to over 10 feet wide. Typically the asphalt portions are at least 8 feet wide and have a painted center dividing line (reduces the width). The slope is estimated to be gentle (3% grade or less). There is estimated to be a moderately steep (5% to 8% grade) downhill section at about the 1.7 mile mark when going north. There are at least 2 designated wheelchair-accessible parking spots at the south end of this route at Tanzanite Community park. Show more
#7 - Sutters Fort Loop
Sutter's Fort State Historic Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 10 m
Nice and short trail. Kid and dog friendly. There is a lot of shaded areas to sit and rest on. Great place for a picnic too! There is a fee to go inside the fort but not to use the outside trails. Accessibility: It is unknown if there is any designated handicapped-accessible spaces along K Street at the start of the trail. The trail surface is firm gravel and dirt or paved, and typically at least 5 feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (3% or less). All-terrain tires or motorized equipment may be needed for the non-paved areas. There are benches along the route for resting.Show more
#8 - Southside Loop
Southside Park
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Length: 1.0 mi • Est. 24 m
This paved trail heads around the pond at the Southside Park. There is plenty of shade along the way. Accessibility: There are at least 9 designated handicapped-accessible spaces along 6th St. near the start of the route. All of them are van-accessible with striped access aisles. The trail surface is paved (asphalt and cement), smooth, and typically at least 5 feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less). This trail will likely be navigable for most wheelchairs/mobility equipment or strollers. There are benches and tables along the route for resting.Show more