Popular Trails

What to expect

California has 2290 trails including medium, difficult, extra difficult, and easy trails. The trail with the highest elevation climb is the Badwater Basin Salt Flats Trail and the one with the least climb is the John Muir Trail. The longest trail is Pacific Crest Trail at 4130 km. To complete this hike you should budget at least 252 days. For a shorter adventure, you can try the Cholla Cactus Garden Trail a t 411 m. This could be done in as little as 1 days. Trails with the best offering of hostels include Midnight Lake and Hungry Packer Lake via Sabrina Basin Trail, Florence Ferry via Florence Lake Trail, Inspiration Point via Lake Alpine, Sky Meadows Trail, and Horse Range Creek via Ducks Lake Trail.