Located in California, the hiking in Downieville is known for three cool hikes. The best Downieville hiking based on popularity are considered to be South Yuba River Trail, Grouse Ridge Trail, and Pioneer Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Downieville hiking trail below.
Northeast of Nevada City in the Tahoe National Forest, the South Yuba Trail is a 13 mile stretch of pristine hiking trail. This rolling trail is mildly technical bordering above the Yuba River on a cliff with lots of swimming holes and skinny dippers. It is shared with mountain bikers and horseback riders.