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American River Bike Trail (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

32 miles
The American River Bike Trail (a.k.a. the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail) hugs the banks of the American River as it flows through riparian habitat preserved by the American River Parkway. The trail runs for 32 miles between Discovery Park in ...
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Bannon Creek Parkway

1.3 miles
A popular trail which runs through Jefferson School Park and Bannon Creek Parkway, utilizing a greenbelt throughout most of its length. South Natomas residents can use Bannon Creek Parkway and Natomas Park Drive to access the American River ...
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Central California Traction Line

27.5 miles
From Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation website: The proposed trail will provide a safe location for hiking, biking, and equestrian travel, and will provide access to numerous planned and existing trails and parks in both Sacramento ...

Chico Durham Bike Path

3.4 miles
Travel through the orchards south of Chico on this path that runs toward Durham on the abandoned Sacramento Northern RR right-of-way. The trail is popular in the college town that has a rapidly expanding trail network. The Sacramneto Northern ...
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Clarksburg Branch Line Trail

3.2 miles
The Clarksburg Branch Line Trail in West Sacramento runs between Jefferson Boulevard at S. River Road and Gregory Avenue where S. River Road loops around and returns. The surface is crushed concrete but plans are to pave the northern segment ...
Crushed Stone

Donner Pass Transcontinental Railroad Tunnels Trail

3 miles
A unique experience, this trail takes you through several abandoned railroad tunnels along route of the old transcontinental railroad. Following the most challenging terrain in the race to build the transcontinental railroad through the Sierras, ...
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Dry Creek Parkway - Cherry Island and Roseville Segments

7.5 miles
The Dry Creek Parkway is an enjoyable cycling and walking corridor through northern Sacramento County and southern Placer County that includes trails, parks and open space along Dry Creek. Currently, two segments are completed and future plans ...
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El Dorado Trail

35.9 miles
Passing through California’s historic Gold Rush country, the El Dorado Trail runs more than 35 miles from Camino west to the line between El Dorado and Sacramento counties, just south of Folsom. It follows two former rail lines, the Southern ...
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Folsom Parkway Rail-Trail

5 miles
The Folsom Parkway trail corridor extends from historic downtown Folsom to the Iron Point Light Rail station near highway. The trail provides a direct connection to three light rail stations, and two major employment centers within the Lake ...
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Folsom South Canal

14 miles
Folsom South Canal provides a useful connection from southeast Sacramento County to the American River Bike Trail. The canal was constructed in the 1970s as a part of the Central Valley Project and is operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. The ...
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Humbug-Willow Creek Trail

13.3 miles
The Humbug-Willow Creek Trail is really a collection of multi-use trails in the city of Folsom, about 32 miles' worth, and more are planned. The trails snake throughout the city, between Folsom Lake in the north and Alder Creek in the south ...
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Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues Trail

3.1 miles
The Johnny Cash Trail skirts the Folsom State Prison, which Cash sang about in his well-known 1955 song "Folsom Prison Blues." The trail—formerly known as the Folsom Lake Trail due to its position at the south end of the lake—was renamed in ...
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Lake Natoma Trail

6 miles
Although most area residents (and Google Maps) consider the Lake Natoma Trail part of the American River Bike Trail, it is a separate trail in its own right. The Lake Natoma Trail dips and dives over many small rises along the southeast side ...
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Miners Ravine Trail

7.5 miles
The Miners Ravine Trail winds its way through the city of Roseville, following the course of Miners Ravine and Dry Creek through a wooded greenway and among suburban neighborhoods and business districts, including Downtown Roseville. The trail ...
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Natomas Westlake Path

1.3 miles
Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, this trail runs along the shoreline of West Lake in the Natomas neighborhood of Sacramento.
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Natomas Westside Path

4 miles
With the completion of a new bike/pedestrian bridge over Interstate 80, this bike trail provides a long-awaited connection from North Natomas to the American River Bike Trail, South Natomas, and downtown. It allows commuters and recreational ...
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Ninos Parkway

1.3 miles
This paved trail utilizes a utility corridor to connects the Northgate neighborhood with parks and the American River Bike Trail. A Master Plan for the full development of the Ninos Parkway into gardens and parks in complete and construction ...
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North Natomas Park Network Trails

8.4 miles
Neighborhood trails in North Natomas offer convenient access to parks, schools, and shopping centers through residential greenways. Most are well connected and travel through greenways and along flood channels and basins for the most natural ...
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Oak Parkway Trail

2.2 miles
The Oak Parkway Trail covers just over 2 miles across Folsom, a suburb of Sacramento, providing an important connection between the eastern and western halves of the city. The tree-dotted pathway traverses gently rolling hills along a wide green ...
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Old US 40 Bike Path

8.4 miles
This commuter route between Sacramento and Davis parallels the Union Pacific and Capitol Corridor rail line on the adjacent old US 40 right of way. From Davis, the separated path runs between the rail line and I80 to Road 105. From Road 105 ...
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Paradise Memorial Trailway

5.2 miles
Located in the Sierra Nevada foothills, Paradise, California, is a warm and inviting city with a small-town feel, and this trail offers visitors the perfect way to see it. You can start at either end; the course described here starts on the ...
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Sacramento Northern Bike Trail

9.8 miles
Follow the Sacramento Northern Bike Trail for a tour of Sacramento and its surrounding communities, weaving through historic neighborhoods and parks and finishing in a scenic rural area. The bikeway also connects with a number of other local ...
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Sacramento River Parkway Trail

4 miles
Hugging the eastern bank of the Sacramento River, this trail travels through Old Sacramento and along the Sacramento Southern excursion rail line to connect neighborhoods to the south. The trail makes useful links to the American River Bike ...
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Sunrise Bikeway

2 miles
The Sunrise Bikeway is a short but important commuter route in the suburbs of northeast Sacramento, linking neighborhoods with businesses and providing an off-road route that parallels busy Sunrise Boulevard. A bridge allows access across the ...
Concrete

Sutter Commuter Bikeway

4.65 miles
The Sutter Bike Path follows a short portion of the old Sacramento Northern Railroad and runs a straight line between Hooper Road and Acacia Avenue. The trail links to bike lanes at Hooper Road, which extend to Butte House Road into Yuba City. ...
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Two Rivers Trail

1.7 miles
This trail runs adjacent to the American River and connects Jibboom Street and Highway 160. It was awarded the 2007 Project of the Year Award in the Parks & Trails Category by The Sacramento Chapter of the American Public Works Association. ...
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Union Valley Bike Trail

5.8 miles
The Union Valley Bike Trail is a two-lane, paved route that connects the campgrounds on the east side of Union Valley Reservoir in the Eldorado National Forest. The trail skirts the shores of the reservoir between Jones Fork and Wench Creek ...
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Western States Pioneer Express Recreation Trail

55 miles
The Western States Pioneer Trail runs for 55 miles between East Folsom Lake and Auburn at Squaw Pass. The trail, open to hikers and horseback riders only, follows the winding course of the American River along the old railroad grade built by ...
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