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Hiking in California
Go hiking in California with curated guides of the best hikes across the region. With over 828 3D trail maps in FATMAP, you can easily discover and navigate the best trails in California.
No matter what your next adventure has in store, you can find a guide on FATMAP to help you plan your next epic trip.
Get a top hiking trail recommendation in California from one of our 77 guidebooks, or get inspired by the 828 local adventures uploaded by the FATMAP community. Start exploring now!
Hiking Destinations in California
60 routes · Freeride Skiing · Mountain Biking
53 routes · Mountain Biking · Freeride Skiing
48 routes · Freeride Skiing · Hiking
35 routes · Hiking · Trail Running
Yosemite National Park
34 routes · Mountain Biking · Freeride Skiing
22 routes · Hiking
20 routes · Hiking
Hiking Routes in California
Ferndell Trail to the Mount Hollywood Summit
A beautiful but non-technical hike to the summit of Mount Hollywood.
- 8.5 km
- 340 m
- 340 m
Lost Coast Trail
"One of the few coastal wilderness hiking experiences in the United States."
- 41 km
- 405 m
- 381 m
Mist Trail to Vernal and Nevada Falls
A stunning hike up steep climbs, passing close to Vernal and Nevada Falls.
- 11 km
- 753 m
- 752 m
PCT: Seiad Valley to I-5 in Oregon
Miles 1655.9-1718.9 of the northbound PCT: The final big climb from a Northern California valley, then along a panoramic ridge to cross into Oregon.
- 99 km
- 4.1 km
- 3.2 km
PCT: Etna Summit to Seiad Valley
Miles 1599.7-1655.9 of the northbound PCT: Through the stunningly colorful landscape of the Marble Mountains Wilderness.
- 88 km
- 2.4 km
- 3.8 km
PCT: Scott Mountain to Etna Summit
Miles 1560.2-1599.7 of the northbound PCT: Through the rugged expanse of two wilderness areas, each studded with granite peaks and sparkling lakes.
- 63 km
- 2.7 km
- 2.5 km
PCT: Castle Crags to Scott Mountain
Miles 1501.2-1560.2 of the northbound PCT: A stunning hike beneath granite spires of the Castle Crags, then along miles of panoramic ridge within view of Mount Shasta.
- 93 km
- 2.9 km
- 1.9 km
PCT: Ash Camp to Castle Crags
Rolling ridges and deep forest between the McCloud and Sacramento Rivers in Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
- 48 km
- 2.3 km
- 2.4 km
Hiking Guidebooks in California
8 routes · Hiking
Circle Beautiful Lake Tahoe on the Tahoe Rim Trail
12 routes · Hiking
Drink In Gorgeous Views on These San Francisco Hikes
6 routes · Mountain Biking · Hiking
An Idyllic Summer Weekend Getaway in Kirkwood, CA
13 routes · Hiking
Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes: From Easy to Epic
11 routes · Hiking
Death Valley: Hottest, Driest, and Lowest National Park
16 routes · Hiking
Best Hikes in Los Angeles: Coastal, Suburban, and Epic Summits
17 routes · Hiking
Sunny California: The Best Hikes in San Diego
14 routes · Hiking