Auburn State Recreation Area

Trails in Auburn State Rec. Area (CA)

Foresthill Divide Loop Trail

Distance: 8.2 miles; 3.7 hours (hiking) Shorter loops are also possible. Add 1 mile (0.4 hrs) from Trail-head (West) Difficulty: Easy to moderate Slope: 4% avg; 15% max. (see below) Trailhead (west) is on Foresthill Rd, 3.5 miles east of Foresthill Bridge, at a large ...

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Lake Clementine Trail

Distance: 1.9 miles; 1 hr each way (hiking) Difficulty: Easy, except for short stretch where trail narrows due to wash out Slope: 3½% avg; 11% max. (see below) Trailhead / Parking: (N38-54-941; W121-02-144) Trailhead is at confluence area, 1¾ miles south of ASRA Park Headquarters. Take Hwy 49 from Auburn south to Old ...

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Olmstead Loop Trail

Distance: 8.6 miles; 4 hours (hiking), but a variety of shorter trail options/ cutoffs are also possible Difficulty: Easy to moderate Slope: 2% avg; 14% max. (see below) Trailhead / Parking: (N38-53-335; W121-01-036) Trailhead and parking are behind the fire station in Cool. Take Hwy 49 south to Cool and turn right just ...

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Quarry Road Trail

Distance: 5.6 miles; 2¼ hours each way (hiking) Difficulty: Easy Slope: 0.5% avg; 15% max. (see below) Trailhead is 2 miles south of ASRA Park Head-quarters. Take Hwy 49 south from Auburn, turn right across the American River towards Cool. Turn left on a small dirt road ¼ mile south of the ...

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Robie Point FB Trail

Distance: 3.6 miles; 1½ hours each way (hiking), but a variety of shorter options are available Difficulty: Easy to Moderate Slope: 3% avg; 10% max. (see below) Trailhead (north) is on Hwy 49, southbound from Auburn ½ mi (on the right) or northbound from ASRA Park Headquarters ¼ mi (on the left). ...

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Stagecoach Trail

Distance: 2 miles; 1½ hrs. up, ¾ hrs down (hiking) Difficulty: Moderate up, easy down Slope: 8% avg; 23% max. (see below) Trailhead is at confluence area, 1¾ miles south of ASRA Park Headquarters. Take Hwy 49 from Auburn south to Old Foresthill Road at the bottom of the canyon. Continue straight ...

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Stevens Trail

Distance: 3.2 miles to river; 1½ hours down, 3 hours up (hiking) Difficulty: Easy down, moderate up Slope: 6% avg; 40% max. Parking is on N. Canyon Way in Colfax. From Auburn, take I-80 east to the 2nd Colfax exit and turn left on the frontage road, which is N. Canyon Way. ...

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