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14,723 mi 23,694 km of trail 647 Featured Hikes

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gem Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow

Vernal Falls

(92) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite The views are breathtaking.

Glacier Point

(78) Yosemit…, CA
gem Favorite Yosemite Valley

Tunnel View

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

Yosemite Falls

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

Half Dome

(58) 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

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

Mesquite Flats Sand Dunes

(34) Badwater, CA
gem Favorite The last portion of trail on the way to Fern Canyon in Redwoods State Park.

Fern Canyon

(29) Westhav…, CA

Featured Hikes in California - 604

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Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Difficult

Half Dome

14.5 mi 23.4 km • Out and Back • 4,457 ft Ascent 1358.42 m Ascent

(185) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Vernal Fall mistin' the rainbow
Intermediate/Difficult

Vernal and Nevada Falls Loop

6.2 mi 10.0 km • Loop • 1,999 ft Ascent 609.27 m Ascent

(244) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Lower Eaton Canyon Falls.
Easy/Intermediate

Eaton Falls

3.6 mi 5.8 km • Out and Back • 382 ft Ascent 116.53 m Ascent

(86) Altadena, CA
Favorite The Upper and Lower Yosemite Falls
Easy

Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

1.0 mi 1.6 km • Loop • 75 ft Ascent 22.74 m Ascent

(108) Yosemit…, CA
Favorite Bridge to Nowhere, Angeles National Forest
Intermediate

Bridge to Nowhere - East Fork Trail #8W13

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Out and Back • 814 ft Ascent 248.01 m Ascent

(63) La Verne, CA
Favorite Top of the switchbacks coming up from Stinson Beach on the Matt Davis Trail, just before Coastal Trail junction.
Intermediate/Difficult

Steep Ravine - Matt Davis Loop

7.1 mi 11.4 km • Loop • 1,556 ft Ascent 474.2 m Ascent

(52) Bolinas, CA
Favorite Tomales Point at Pt. Reyes
Easy/Intermediate

Tomales Point Trail

9.8 mi 15.7 km • Out and Back • 996 ft Ascent 303.54 m Ascent

(64) Inverness, CA
Favorite Such an incredible spot in Yosemite. Clouds Rest is appropriately named with 360 views of the park including Half Dome.
Intermediate/Difficult

Clouds Rest Viewpoint Trail

12.4 mi 20.0 km • Loop • 2,129 ft Ascent 649.04 m Ascent

(48) Yosemit…, CA

Trails in California - 4791

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3.0 mi 4.9 km #1Upper Yosemite Falls
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
3.0 mi 4.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA 109 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #2Four Mile Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
4.2 mi 6.8 km Yosemite Valley, CA 84 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Mist Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Yosemite Valley, CA 61 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Lassen Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Shingletown, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Shingletown, CA 40 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #5Dipsea Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mill Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
6.6 mi 10.6 km Mill Valley, CA 24 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6Tokopah Falls Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Three Rivers, CA 32 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #7Moro Rock Trail
Intermediate
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Three Rivers, CA 27 
66.5 mi 107.0 km #8High Sierra Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Three Rivers, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
66.5 mi 107.0 km Three Rivers, CA 18 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #9Panorama Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.6 mi 9.0 km Yosemite Valley, CA 24 
12.9 mi 20.7 km #10Pohono Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
12.9 mi 20.7 km Yosemite Valley, CA 18 
7.0 mi 11.2 km #11Chilnualna Falls Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Midpines, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
7.0 mi 11.2 km Midpines, CA 20 
11.9 mi 19.1 km #12Bishop Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
11.9 mi 19.1 km Big Pine, CA 14 
5.5 mi 8.8 km #13Duck Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mammoth Lakes, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.5 mi 8.8 km Mammoth Lakes, CA 13 
9.2 mi 14.9 km #14Clouds Rest Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Yosemite Valley, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
9.2 mi 14.9 km Yosemite Valley, CA 17 
65.2 mi 104.9 km #15PCT: Echo Lake to Highway 80 (Donner Summit)
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
65.2 mi 104.9 km South Lake Tahoe, CA
5.4 mi 8.7 km #16Mt. Baldy Trail #7W12
Intermediate/Difficult
San Antonio Heights, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
5.4 mi 8.7 km San Antonio Heights, CA 21 
7.7 mi 12.5 km #17North Fork Big Pine Creek Trail
Intermediate
Big Pine, CA
Intermediate
7.7 mi 12.5 km Big Pine, CA 13 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #18Eagle Falls Trail
Intermediate
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km South Lake Tahoe, CA 18 
27.3 mi 43.9 km #19Lost Coast Trail
Intermediate
Ferndale, CA
Intermediate
27.3 mi 43.9 km Ferndale, CA 18 
2.8 mi 4.5 km #20Golden Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Badwater, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.5 km Badwater, CA 19 

Photos of California - 9855

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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
Berkeley REI Employees Volunteering in Yosemite.
Nov 12, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA
The views are breathtaking.
May 19, 2016 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
Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park.
Aug 11, 2017 near Yosemit…, CA
Coming down the cables from the Half Dome summit.
Dec 17, 2015 near Yosemit…, CA

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