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Pioneer Express Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.3 (3)

A foot and hoof trail connecting Beeks Bight to the Auburn State Recreation Area


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Map Key

18.7

Miles

30.0

KM

Point to Point

660' 201 m

High

470' 143 m

Low

925' 282 m

Up

816' 249 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

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Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Wildlife

Most, but not all, trailheads require pay parking in a state park. The trail is normally opened during daylight hours.

Description

The Pioneer Express Trails is popular with hikers, trail runners and horse riders. Bikes are not allowed on this one. The main trailheads are at Beeks Bight, Rattlesnake Bar and Auburn.

Flora & Fauna

Oak woodlands, riparian creeks, freshwater wetlands, aquatic life.

Contacts

Shared By:

Justin Johnsen

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  3.3 from 3 votes

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Perfect river side picnic bench at Oregon Bar, right below the Cardiac and Bypass trails.
Mar 5, 2019 near Auburn, CA
Sign at the start of Los Lagos (not Logos) Trail
Dec 30, 2019 near Granite…, CA
View of Folsom Lake from The Snake Pit.
Mar 22, 2016 near Granite…, CA
Bottom of Cardiac Hill
Mar 11, 2019 near Auburn, CA

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Oct 5, 2019
Helen Douglas
Sep 4, 2017
Justin Johnsen
Beeks Bight, Doton's Cove, a stretch of Pioneer Express to the pond, up and down the hills and boulders. 3.3mi — 0h 51m