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The Darrington Mountain Bike Trail

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Address: Folsom, CA
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This single-track bike trail runs for 7.7 miles through the Folsom Lake...

This single-track bike trail runs for 7.7 miles through the Folsom Lake State Recreation Area.

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Lovely springtime hike

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 21, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, iris and more. Lots of butterflies and hummers on a spring day. Across the river,... More 

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Northern California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 some large hill climbs etc. Bring water! It gets hot in the summer!

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Folsom, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 manageable.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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...

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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