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Quarry Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.7 (12)

An even dirt road on the south bank of the American River.


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5.6

Miles

9.1

KM

Point to Point

884' 269 m

High

613' 187 m

Low

710' 216 m

Up

655' 200 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Swimming · Views

Closed after dark.

Description

The Quarry Trail starts at Highway 49 just uphill from the Auburn Confluence and ends in a trail junction above Maine Bar. The route is a gently rolling doubletrack that provides some pleasant views as it follows along the Middle Fork of the American River. The way is mostly shaded, and you'll enjoy the cooler temperatures of the north facing slope.

Flora & Fauna

River-loving plants, humans, and other animals are all present on this one.

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Shared By:

Justin Johnsen

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  3.7 from 12 votes

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An enjoyable hike along the Middle fork of American River, with many great spots for fly fishing
Aug 11, 2019 near Auburn…, CA

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Jul 11, 2020
Michal Wojenski
Dec 28, 2019
Tilman Giese
Jul 7, 2019
Will Chen
Jun 7, 2019
Johnathan Orozco
3mi — 3h 00m
Nov 26, 2018
Pritika Chand
Had to turn back around after 2.5 miles because a mountain lion started following me and purring (loudly). Sorry - I’m NOT a snack 2.5mi
Apr 15, 2018
Luis Mercado
Went halfway and turned around. 5.1mi — 1h 44m
Feb 14, 2018
Alyx Schaeffer
4mi
Aug 22, 2017
Kelly Beskin