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Soothing Scenery

We had escaped the North East cold for a visit with my daughter and her husband in CA and decided... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
cweisemann
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Alameda, California
Ride, jog, walk

Several of my co-workers are active young folks and his was a fun day out for a walk. Others were... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
74lilak
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California
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Dec 31, 2017
“Soothing Scenery”
Aug 26, 2017
“Ride, jog, walk”
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This single-track bike trail runs for 7.7 miles through the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area.
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

We had escaped the North East cold for a visit with my daughter and her husband in CA and decided to do some hiking. The Darrington Trail turned out to be quite a nice choice. Unfortunately, it's an in-out trail, so we did not hike...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank cweisemann
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Several of my co-workers are active young folks and his was a fun day out for a walk. Others were jogging, riding bicycles, a few on skates. Nothing like fresh air and sunshine ... oh yeah !!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 74lilak
Reviewed March 30, 2017

This where the raft trips down the South Fork American River get out and also is the entrance to biking and hiking trailheads. There's really not a lot to do right there EXCEPT: The bridge usually has a huge rope swing hanging from the bottom...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Steve R
Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely trek near the river. Through shady glens and down to a creek. The kids splashed in the water. We could have gone much farther but it was getting late. We opted to head back up the trail dotted with poppies, blue dicks,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank NativeSDgirl
Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a great little trail. The first portion of the trail is pretty exposed on a cliffy hillside. Once past that, the singletrack is quite fun with some whoop-de-doos, some hills, some water crossing (when there's water), etc. There are some options to add...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank NorCalDaddy
Reviewed September 16, 2015

I have a love hate relationship with this ride. I don't like the first mile because of the technical climb and drop off and I grumble through it knowing that it gets better and better as you make your way through the loop part.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Jason M
Reviewed September 9, 2015

This trail gives a nice view of the south fork. It's mostly used by bikers, but is good for hiking, as well. There is some shade along the way, but not a lot. It has a fair amount of up and down, but overall, is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Steven W
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Salmon Falls is first thing you will hear from local community of you ask where to go. No need to say more...

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Jacek W
Reviewed March 9, 2012

Its the alternative trail to the Auburn Ravine area. It is technical and rocky, but the lakeside and hill top views are worth every pedal stroke.

Date of experience: February 2012
Thank kellybike
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