Get outdoors with this guide to 60 of the best hiking trails within an hour or so from Sacramento, California, leading you to scenic beauty.
The best way to experience Sacramento is by hiking it! Get outdoors with hiking expert Jordan Summers. Now in full color, this popular guide helps you locate and access the top hikes within 60 miles of Sactown. A perfect blend of popular routes and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body.
Enjoy the Victorian-style garden with your family at the California State Capitol Park. Go bird-watching near the Mokelumne River on the Lodi Lake Nature Trail. Challenge yourself along the China Gulch Trail—a delight for wildflower lovers. Take in the beautiful views at Hidden Falls Regional Park. With California author and outdoors enthusiast Jordan Summers offering advice about where to hike and what to expect when you get there, you’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of Sac’s best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing.
So whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Sacramento provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from the city.