Sonora, California (CA) Trails & Maps

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  • Bear Creek Trail (CA)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail follows the scenic Bear Creek just north of downtown Merced. The path grants access to the zoo at Applegate Park and amenities located within the park.
  • Black Rascal Creek Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Sand

    A path follows the course of the creek along the north side in an east west course. This trail travels through residential neighborhoods in the Merced area with access to the Merced Mall Shopping Center and Black Rascal Creek Park. Amenities ...
  • Calaveras River Bike Path

    State: CA
    Length: 6.71 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Riding alongside one of Stockton's levees, the Calaveras River Bike Trail services many communities and neighborhoods. This east-west corridor provides easy access to many educational institutions including local neighborhood schools, Stagg ...
  • Central California Traction Line

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 27.5 miles
    Surface:

    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 ...
  • Dry Creek Trail (CA)

    State: CA
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This is a paved pathway with a couple of foot bridges and roadway underpasses. You will see many people walking, running, skating, and biking; many people are accompanied by their dogs on leash. At the western end the trail ends near downtown ...
  • East Bay MUD Right of Way

    State: CA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This right of way spans five and a half miles along an east-west transect in the north part of Stockton. It grants bikers and pedestrians a right of way along the full length of the pass. At this time, there are gaps in the project that have ...
  • Hetch-Hetchy Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Hetch-Hetchy Trail is a 2.8 mile Class 1 Trail on the approximately 100 foot wide right-a-way of the Hetch-Hetchy water pipeline, which is operated by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, extends diagonally east-west through the ...
  • Johnny Cash Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Manteca Tidewater Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Manteca Tidewater Bikeway is a multiuse trail running north to south through the city of Manteca, California. The flat, asphalt corridor is up to 100 feet wide in places and is popular with bikers, inline skaters and walkers. There is also ...
  • Merced River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    This is an ungroomed, mostly dirt trail that follows the unshaded banks of the Merced River. Ideal for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking, the trail provides many stunning overlooks and great natural scenery. Following the old Yosemite ...
  • Modesto Virginia Corridor (Open segment)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 1.75 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Modesto Virginia Corridor represents the transformation of the Tidewater Southern rail corridor into a premier linear park, trail and recreational gathering place. The currently open segment of the Modesto Virginia Corridor (1.75 miles) ...
  • Modesto Virginia Corridor (Project Overview)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 3.95 miles
    Surface:

    From the City of Modesto Web site: Phase III of the Virginia Corridor Trailway project is currently under construction. This phase of the trail begins at College Avenue, north to Roseburg; and from Orangeburg to Granger Avenue. This will ...
  • Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail (project overview)

    State: CA
    Length: 300 miles
    Surface:

    From www.mc2ct.org: The Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail (MCCT) will be a scenic, 300-mile non-motorized, multi-use trail extending from the Pacific Ocean near San Francisco Bay to the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Users, including hikers, ...
  • San Joaquin River Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This trail along the San Joaquin River and French Camp levees gives access to the riparian areas south of Stockton from the Weston Ranch neighborhoods. It connects to the PG&E Greenbelt for a potential loop. There is limited access to the trail ...
  • Sugar Pine Railway - Strawberry Branch

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5.04 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    For more than 50 years in the early 1900s, the Sugar Pine Railway operated steam trains to haul logs along the Stanislaus River for the Standard Lumber Company and later the Pickering Lumber Company. Today this wooded corridor hosts a gentle ...
  • Tuolumne River Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • West Side Rails (Hull Creek to Clavey River)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Dirt

    If you're looking for quiet solidarity amid the beautiful, rugged scenery of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this trail is for you. The Hull Creek segment of the West Side Railway line is certainly off the beaten path, and it's quite possible you'll ...
  • West Side Rails (Tuolumne City to North Fork/ Tuolumne River)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    Tucked away in the sparsely populated Tuolumne County, this portion of the Stanislaus National Forest's Westside Rails is a hidden treasure, combining spectacular scenery and a route that represents an amazing feat of railway construction. The ...
  • Western States Pioneer Express Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CA
    Length: 55 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    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 ...
  • Yosemite Valley Trails

    State: CA
    Length: 7.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Woodchips

    Yosemite's seven square miles contain probably more scenic beauty per acre than can be found anywhere in the world. There is no better way to see it all then to leave your car at the campground and tour the Valley in the scenic and environmentally ...
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