60 Hikes Within 60 Miles, Second Edition: Sacramento: Including Auburn, Folsom, and Davis

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Carefully researched on foot, hiking enthusiast Jordan Summers introduces area residents and visitors to an array of the best day hikes from casual riverside nature hikes to rugged foothill treks within roughly an hour's drive of Sacramento.

Filled with detailed descriptions of firsthand trail notes, this newly updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Sacramento helps hikers discover their choices with concise at-a-glance information highlighting details such as location, ...

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Carefully researched on foot, hiking enthusiast Jordan Summers introduces area residents and visitors to an array of the best day hikes from casual riverside nature hikes to rugged foothill treks within roughly an hour's drive of Sacramento.

Filled with detailed descriptions of firsthand trail notes, this newly updated edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Sacramento helps hikers discover their choices with concise at-a-glance information highlighting details such as location, access, directions, distances, scenery, and preparation details that help hikers get the most from each outing. Precise maps, descriptive text, photos, and trailhead coordinates guide you on your way quickly and keep you on route reliably. Discover the varied geology, the cultural history, and the natural beauty of the foothills, mother lode, and delta regions in 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Sacramento.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780897326049
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/2012
  • Series: 60 Hikes within 60 Miles
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,367,464
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview Map

Acknowledgments vii

Foreword ix

About the Author x

Preface xi

Recommended Hikes xv

Introduction 1

Sacramento and Vicinity 21

1 Capitol Park Loop 22

2 Old Sacramento State Historic Park 26

3 Riverwalk Park 30

4 William Land Park Trail 34

5 Effie Yeaw Nature Center Trails 37

6 UC Davis Arboretum Trail 42

7 Davis-Covell Greenbelt 16

West Sacramento Valley 51

8 Homestead-Blue Ridge Trail 52

9 Blue Ridge-Fiske Peak Trail 59

10 High Bridge Trail 64

11 Judge Davis Trail 68

12 Redbud Trail 72

13 Perkins Creek Ridge Trail 77

14 Johnson Ridge-Gunsight Rock Trail 81

Delta Area 87

15 Grizzly Island Wildlife Area Trail 88

16 River Bend-Majestic Oaks Loop Trail 92

17 Lodi Lake Nature Trail 97

18 Cosumnes River Preserve Trails 101

Foothills South 107

19 China Gulch Trail 108

20 River of Skulls Trail 113

21 Big Trees North Grove Trails 117

22 Big Trees South Grove Trail 122

23 Indian Grinding Rock Loop Trails 128

24 Jenkinson Lake Trail 133

Foothills Central 139

25 Pioneer Express Trail 140

26 Avery's Pond Trail 144

27 Rattlesnake Bar-Horseshoe Bar Trail 149

28 Sweetwater Trail 153

29 Monroe Ridge Trail 157

30 Dave Moore Nature Area Trail 161

31 South Fork American River-Gerle Loop Trail 165

32 South Fork American River Trail 169

33 Cronan Ranch Trails 174

34 Olmstead Loop Trail 178

35 Robie Point Firebreak Trail 183

36 Lake Clementine Trail 187

37 Confluence Trail 192

38 Quarry Road Trail to American Canyon Falls 195

39 American Canyon-Dead Truck Trail 200

40 Wendell T. Robie Trail 204

41 Ruck-A-Chucky Rapids Trail 208

42 Foresthill Divide Loop Trail 213

43 Codfish Falls Trail 218

44 North Fork Middle Fork American River Trail 223

45 Yankee Jim's-lndian Creek Trail 229

46 Windy Point Trail 234

47 Stevens Trail West 238

48 Stevens Trail East 244

49 Green Valley Trail 249

50 Euchre Bar Trail to Humbug Canyon 254

51 American Eagle Mine frail 259

Foothills North 265

52 Hidden Falls Trails 266

53 Fairy Falls Trail 271

54 Hardrock Trail 276

55 Independence Trail: East Branch 280

56 Independence Trail: West Branch 284

57 Buttermilk Bend Trail 288

58 Point Defiance Trail 292

59 Humbug Trail 296

60 Diggins Loop Trail 300

Appendixes 305

Appendix A Outdoor Shops 306

Appendix B Map Sources 307

Appendix C Hiking Organizations 309

Appendix D Managing Agencies 310

Appendix E Additional Reading 312

Index 313

Map Legend

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