Best California Hiking

Located in the US, the hiking in California offers over thirty trail routes from which to choose. The best California hiking based on popularity are considered to be Backbone Trail - Crags Road, Mount Whitney Trail, Point Mugu State Park, Western States Trail, and Bishop Pass/John Muir/ Piute Pass Trails. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a California hiking trail below.

Angel Island State Park

Annadel State Park

Backbone Trail

Backbone Trail - Crags Road

Ballon Dome

Bidwell Park

Big Laguna Trail

Bishop Pass/John Muir/ Piute Pass Trails

Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail

Black Cone Trail

Boggs Mountain State Forest

Carter Meadows / Trail Creek Loop

Castle Rock State Park

China Springs Trail

Chino Hills State Park

Coastal Trail

Cottonwood - Marble Canyon Loop

Cuyamaca State Park

Daley Ranch

Damnation Creek Trail

Dipsea Trail

Ellis Peak / Ellis Lake

Empire Mine State Park

Estero Trail

Folsom Lake State Recreation Area

Foothills Divide

Forks Blue-Ridge-Sawyers Bar Loop

Gaviota State Park

Gibraltar / Redrock Loop

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Grouse Ridge Trail

Hare Creek Trail

Hartley Springs Trail

Henry Coe State Park

High Sierra Trail

Humboldt Redwoods State Park

Jackson State Forest

James Irvine Trail

John Muir Trail

King Crest Trail

Lake Oroville State Recreation Area

Lakes Trail / Pear Lake Trail

Little Bald Hills Trail

Loon Lake South Shore Trail

Lost Coast Trail

Lost Man Creek / Holter Ridge Trail

Lost Palm Oasis Trail

Merced River Trail

Middle Ridge Loop Trail

Mill Creek Trail

Moraines and Meadows Loop Trail

Morro Bay State Park

Mount Dana Trail

Mount Lassen Trail

Mount Lola Trail

Mount St. Helena Trail

Mount Tamalpais State Park

Mount Whitney Trail

New Army Pass Trail

Noble Canyon Loop

North Hills Trail

Ortega Trail

Owl Creek Trail

Pacific Crest Trail

Panorama Mountain

Pine Ridge / Sykes Hot Springs Trail

Pine Valley / Carmel River Trail

Pioneer Trail

Point Mugu State Park

Romero Canyon Trail

Salmon Falls Trail

San Juan Trail

Sand Ridge Lake Trail

Santa Monica National Recreation Area

Santiago Peak / Maple Springs

Skyline Park

Skyline Trail

Skyline Trail

South Yuba River Trail

Strawberry Creek Trail

Strawberry Peak Loop Trail

Summit Trail

Tahoe Rim Trail

Tenaya Lake To Clouds Rest

Topanga State Park

Trabuco Canyon - West Horse Thief Trails

Trans-Catalina Trail

Western States Trail

Whittemore Gulch Trail

Yahi Trail

Hiking The Ansel Adams Wilderness in California

Hiking The Ansel Adams Wilderness in California

Published:   Modified: 8/16/2016