Hiking in California

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Want to go hiking in California to explore more of this corner of United States of America? In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of hikes and walking routes in California to bring you the top 20 hiking routes in the region. To see which of our walks in California is the right one for you, browse real tips and photos uploaded by other hikers—and see what they had to say about each walk. Just click on the hike to see all of the details, and find the perfect route for your next hike.

Expert
05:07
12.9 km
Intermediate
03:49
12.2 km
Easy
01:20
4.51 km
Expert
04:39
10.7 km
Expert
05:52
15.8 km
Easy
01:18
4.67 km
Easy
00:32
1.97 km
Intermediate
02:42
10.2 km
Intermediate
02:09
8.14 km
Intermediate
02:00
6.28 km
Expert
07:08
16.4 km
Intermediate
03:06
7.18 km
Easy
00:35
2.21 km
Intermediate
02:02
6.43 km
Easy
00:44
2.83 km
Intermediate
03:46
10.8 km
Intermediate
02:58
10.6 km
Easy
01:25
5.36 km
Intermediate
03:23
12.9 km
Intermediate
03:14
11.5 km

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If you are interested in routes for other sport types around California, check out our guides on Road Cycling Routes in California, Cycling in California, MTB Trails in California, or Running Trails in California.

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