Hiking Project Logo

Central Valley

loading
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Recommended Routes in Central Valley - 4

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite The view from the final hill on the San Joaquin River Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Pincushion Hill Climb

2.7 mi 4.4 km 874' Up 266.25 m Up 872' Down 265.85 m Down

Auberry, CA
Explore in 3D
Favorite River Walk Trail. Photographed between trail marker 20-21; March 2019
Easy Easy

Cosumnes Nature Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km 88' Up 26.73 m Up 84' Down 25.72 m Down

Thornton, CA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Mokelumne River - East River Access
Intermediate Intermediate

Independence Flat Trail Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km 754' Up 229.71 m Up 753' Down 229.61 m Down

Jackson, CA
Explore in 3D
Favorite Setting winter sun looking east where the Buckridge trail loops through the hills and trees.
Intermediate Intermediate

Buck Ridge at Lake Hensley

5.9 mi 9.5 km 571' Up 173.95 m Up 568' Down 173.17 m Down

Bonadel…, CA
Explore in 3D

Central Valley Hiking

  • 137 Miles 221 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 22 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 32 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Share what you know about this area!

Areas Within Central Valley

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Central Valley - 57

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Trails

1.6 mi 2.6 km #1Table Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Jamestown, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Jamestown, CA
1.3 mi 2.0 km #2Aimee's Loop
Easy Easy
Tehachapi, CA
Easy Easy
Tehachapi, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Mifflin Loop
Difficult Difficult
Tehachapi, CA
Difficult Difficult
Tehachapi, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4Jane's Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #5Peoria Flat Road
Intermediate Intermediate
Jamestown, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Jamestown, CA
2.6 mi 4.3 km #6NICA
Intermediate Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #7John Bull Loop Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Valley Springs, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Valley Springs, CA
0.2 mi 0.3 km #8John Bull Peak Spur Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Valley Springs, CA
Intermediate Intermediate
Valley Springs, CA
27.6 mi 44.4 km #9Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Jackson, CA
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Jackson, CA
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Lodi Lake Wilderness Trail
Easy Easy
Woodbridge, CA
Easy Easy
Woodbridge, CA

Photos of Central Valley - 38

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos

Up towards rattlesnake climb
Jun 30, 2015 near Golden…, CA
Volunteers and staff out working on the trail. View is East towards Prather and the Kings River watershed.
Dec 23, 2015 near Auberry, CA
Beautiful oak woodlands in the spring.
Dec 23, 2015 near Auberry, CA
Setting winter sun looking east where the Buckridge trail loops through the hills and trees.
Dec 23, 2015 near Bonadel…, CA
Southeast view from the top of Pincushion Peak, overlooking the San Joaquin River and Millerton Lake.
Sep 27, 2018 near Auberry, CA
The view from the final hill on the San Joaquin River Trail.
Oct 2, 2018 near Auberry, CA
Vineyard across Mokelumne.
Oct 12, 2020 near Woodbridge, CA
Mokelumne River
Oct 12, 2020 near Woodbridge, CA
Welcome

Join the Community

Create your FREE account today!
Already have an account? Login to close this notice.

Get Started