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15,222 mi 24,498 km of trail 676 Recommended Routes

Gems 144 Gems Easy Trails 1,561 Trails Intermediate Trails 3,366 Trails Hard Trails 813 Trails
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Gems in California - 144

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gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

(90) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow

Vernal Falls

(98) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

(76) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls

Yosemite Falls

(72) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Coming down the cables from the Half Dome summit.

Half Dome

(63) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.

Clouds Rest

(43) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Curved space, if not time, exists at Mesquite Sand Dunes.

Mesquite Flats Sand Dunes

(43) Badwater, CA
gem Favorite Sunlight on the Golden Gate.

Golden Gate Bridge

(36) Sausalito, CA

Recommended Routes in California - 634

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Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Half Dome

14.5 mi 23.4 km 4,457' Up 1358.42 m Up 4,457' Down 1358.36 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Vernal and Nevada Falls Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km 1,999' Up 609.27 m Up 1,998' Down 608.87 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Bridge to Nowhere, Angeles National Forest
Intermediate/Difficult

Bridge to Nowhere - East Fork Trail #8W13

9.8 mi 15.8 km 814' Up 248.01 m Up 814' Down 248.01 m Down

La Verne, CA
Favorite Lower Eaton Canyon Falls.
Intermediate

Eaton Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km 382' Up 116.53 m Up 382' Down 116.5 m Down

Altadena, CA
Favorite Tomales Point at Pt. Reyes
Intermediate

Tomales Point Trail

9.8 mi 15.7 km 996' Up 303.54 m Up 996' Down 303.53 m Down

Inverness, CA
Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Easy

Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km 75' Up 22.74 m Up 84' Down 25.55 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
Difficult

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km 2,129' Up 649.04 m Up 2,130' Down 649.17 m Down

Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Bolinas and the Pacific Ocean, Farralon Islands in sunset. From Bare Knoll off of Matt Davis Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Steep Ravine - Matt Davis Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km 1,556' Up 474.2 m Up 1,589' Down 484.37 m Down

Bolinas, CA

Trails in California - 5062

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 119 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 90 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 67 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Lassen Peak Trail
Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Difficult
Shingletown, CA 45 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #5Dipsea Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA 30 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #6Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 29 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 30 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA 34 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #9High Sierra Trail
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Difficult
Three Rivers, CA 19 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #10Clouds Rest Trail
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 22 
12.9 mi 20.7 km #11Pohono Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 19 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #12Bishop Pass Trail
Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Difficult
Big Pine, CA 15 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #13Half Dome Trail
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Very Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA 17 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #14Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA 14 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #15Chilnualna Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA 21 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #16Golden Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Badwater, CA
Intermediate
Badwater, CA 22 
7.6 mi 12.2 km #17Kearsarge Pass Trail
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA 16 
27.3 mi 43.9 km #18Lost Coast Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferndale, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Ferndale, CA 20 
65.2 mi 104.9 km #19PCT: Echo Lake to Highway 80 (Donner Summit)
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
5.1 mi 8.2 km #20El Cajon Mountain Summit Trail
Difficult
Lakeside, CA
Difficult
Lakeside, CA 21 

Photos of California - 10758

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Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
May 26, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Yosemite Valley
Aug 25, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The views are breathtaking.
May 19, 2016 near Yosemit…, CA
Berkeley REI Employees Volunteering in Yosemite.
Nov 12, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.
Jul 6, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA
Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
May 7, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
Milky Way over Arch Rock
Feb 1, 2018 near Twentyn…, CA
Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
Aug 11, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA