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A popular loop with hikers, runners and bikers.

Liz

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11.2

Miles

18.0

KM

Loop

1,905' 581 m

High

1,578' 481 m

Low

1,087' 331 m

Up

1,087' 331 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Overview

While this loop may feel a little long, there are multiple entry points along the trail so you can make it as long or as short as you like.

Need to Know

This trail is multi-use, open to hiking, running, biking and horseback riding. Keep you're eyes and ears open when out on the trail and yield appropriately.

Description

This route is probably the most popular loop in Auburn State Recreation Area. With multiple parking areas along the loop, the length is easily adjustable.

The trail starts at Grizzly Bear House parking area along Forest Hill Drive. From there follow signs for the loop. You'll wind along a 0.5-mile long connector.

Contacts

Shared By:

Liz with improvements by Tanner Laird

Trail Ratings

  4.8 from 5 votes

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  4.8 from 5 votes
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Green meadow.
Apr 27, 2023 near Auburn…, CA
The trail.
Dec 31, 2019 near Auburn…, CA
A wonderful foggy day exploring the trails near Foresthill.
Dec 31, 2019 near Auburn…, CA

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Feb 27, 2021
Tanner Laird
Great trail with plenty of starting locations. 7.5mi — 4h 00m
Jul 10, 2020
Jeff Kessler
Jun 1, 2014
Michael Weston
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