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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.


Top 20 best walks and hikes in California

    1
    Intermediate
    03:49
    7.53 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    2
    Easy
    01:50
    4.00 mi
    2.2 mph
    475 ft
    475 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Intermediate
    04:24
    9.62 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,150 ft
    1,150 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    4
    Intermediate
    03:07
    6.43 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,125 ft
    1,125 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    5
    Intermediate
    03:47
    7.99 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,175 ft
    1,175 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    6
    Intermediate
    02:34
    5.31 mi
    2.1 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Intermediate
    03:22
    7.18 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    8
    Intermediate
    03:06
    6.89 mi
    2.2 mph
    700 ft
    675 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    9
    Intermediate
    03:25
    7.32 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,025 ft
    1,025 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    10
    Difficult
    05:26
    11.1 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,100 ft
    2,100 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    11
    Intermediate
    02:51
    5.93 mi
    2.1 mph
    975 ft
    975 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    12
    Intermediate
    02:15
    4.94 mi
    2.2 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    13
    Difficult
    07:06
    13.3 mi
    1.9 mph
    3,375 ft
    3,375 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Intermediate
    02:18
    4.88 mi
    2.1 mph
    700 ft
    700 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    15
    Difficult
    05:07
    10.2 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,975 ft
    1,975 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Difficult
    05:57
    12.3 mi
    2.1 mph
    2,025 ft
    2,025 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    17
    Difficult
    06:02
    17.7 mi
    2.9 mph
    5,475 ft
    5,475 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    18
    Intermediate
    02:38
    9.83 mi
    3.7 mph
    900 ft
    900 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Easy
    01:32
    3.26 mi
    2.1 mph
    500 ft
    500 ft
    Easy hike. Great for any fitness level. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    20
    Intermediate
    04:17
    8.60 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,725 ft
    1,725 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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