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56 mi 90 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 11 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Central Valley - 3

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

Pincushion Hill Climb

2.7 mi 4.4 km • Out and Back • 874 ft Ascent 266.25 m Ascent

(7) Auberry, CA
Favorite River Walk Trail. Photographed between trail marker 20-21; March 2019
Easy

Cosumnes Nature Loop

4.0 mi 6.5 km • Loop • 88 ft Ascent 26.73 m Ascent

(8) Thornton, CA
Favorite Setting winter sun looking east where the Buckridge trail loops through the hills and trees.
Intermediate

Buck Ridge at Lake Hensley

5.9 mi 9.5 km • Loop • 571 ft Ascent 173.95 m Ascent

(4) Bonadel…, CA

Trails in Central Valley - 22

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Lodi Lake Wilderness Trail
Easy
Woodbridge, CA
Easy
1.1 mi 1.8 km Woodbridge, CA
2.4 mi 3.9 km #2Mifflin Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Tehachapi, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Tehachapi, CA
1.4 mi 2.2 km #3Jane's Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Tehachapi, CA
1.3 mi 2.0 km #4Aimee's Loop
Easy
Tehachapi, CA
Easy
1.3 mi 2.0 km Tehachapi, CA
2.6 mi 4.3 km #5NICA
Intermediate
Tehachapi, CA
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.3 km Tehachapi, CA
14.5 mi 23.3 km #6San Joaquin River Trail
Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Intermediate
14.5 mi 23.3 km Auberry, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #7Discovery Trail
Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Auberry, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #8Warrior Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Tehachapi, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Tehachapi, CA
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9Tehachapi Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden Hills, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.6 km Golden Hills, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #10Blue Oak Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #11Hidden Homes Nature Trail
Easy
Clovis, CA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.7 km Clovis, CA
4.8 mi 7.8 km #12Ripon - Stanislaus River Trail
Easy
Ripon, CA
Easy
4.8 mi 7.8 km Ripon, CA
1.3 mi 2.1 km #13Buck Ridge Purple Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA
1.1 mi 1.7 km #14Lost Slough Wetlands Walk Trail
Easy
Thornton, CA
Easy
1.1 mi 1.7 km Thornton, CA
2.9 mi 4.6 km #15River Walk Trail
Easy
Thornton, CA
Easy
2.9 mi 4.6 km Thornton, CA
2.5 mi 4.1 km #16Buck Ridge Blue Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Yosemite Lakes, CA
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Yosemite Lakes, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km #17Buck Ridge Green Loop
Intermediate
Yosemite Lakes, CA
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Yosemite Lakes, CA
1.3 mi 2.2 km #18Mustang Wilderness Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Stallion Springs, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
1.3 mi 2.2 km Stallion Springs, CA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #19Buck Ridge Red Loop
Intermediate
Yosemite Lakes, CA
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Yosemite Lakes, CA
1.6 mi 2.5 km #20Freedom Trail
Easy
Golden Hills, CA
Easy
1.6 mi 2.5 km Golden Hills, CA
2.4 mi 3.8 km #21Fahrens Creek Trail
Easy
Merced, CA
Easy
2.4 mi 3.8 km Merced, CA
0.5 mi 0.9 km #22Lodi Lake Exercise Trail
Easy
Woodbridge, CA
Easy
0.5 mi 0.9 km Woodbridge, CA

Photos of Central Valley - 21

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The view from the final hill on the San Joaquin River Trail.
Oct 2, 2018 near Auberry, CA
Southeast view from the top of Pincushion Peak, overlooking the San Joaquin River and Millerton Lake.
Sep 27, 2018 near Auberry, CA
Up towards rattlesnake climb
Jun 30, 2015 near Golden…, CA
Setting winter sun looking east where the Buckridge trail loops through the hills and trees.
Dec 23, 2015 near Bonadel…, CA
Beautiful oak woodlands in the spring.
Dec 23, 2015 near Auberry, 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
River Walk Trail. Photographed between trail marker 20-21; March 2019
Apr 1, 2019 near Thornton, CA
River Walk Trail next to Middle Slough. Photographed between trail marker 8-9; March 2019
Apr 1, 2019 near Thornton, CA

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