Best Backpacking Trails in California

Explore the best backpacking trails in California. Use our GPS maps, elevation charts, get directions, or view pictures from the trail from hikers like you.
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114 miles of trails
The Gate and South Gate Loop Trail - Squaw Meadow picture 1
5.0 miles Moderate
Shasta-trinity National Forest
McCloud, CA
Tuolumne Meadows to Yosemite Valley picture 1
37.0 miles Strenuous
Yosemite National Park
Wawona, CA
Ohlone Wilderness Trail picture 1
28.0 miles Strenuous
Ohlone Regional Wilderness
Livermore, CA
Gridley Trail and Nordhoff Peak picture 1
13.8 miles Strenuous
Los Padres National Forest
Ojai, CA
Mount Tallac picture 1
10.0 miles Strenuous
Eldorado National Forest
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Loch Leven Lakes picture 1
8.0 miles Moderate
Tahoe National Forest
Emigrant Gap, CA
Salmon Creek Trail picture 1
12.0 miles Moderate
Big Sur
Big Sur, CA
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