Best California Hiking Trails

California has 88 hikes.

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 Malibu Creek State Park, Pacific Crest Trail, Mount Whitney Trail, Point Mugu State Park, and Western States Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a California hiking trail below.


Angel Island State Park Annadel State Park 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 Malibu Creek State Park 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 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 John Muir Trail in California

Hiking The John Muir Trail in California

 Modified: 8/21/2016