Ted's Hiking World Hiking Trails


2016

* Malibu Creek State Park
Santa Monica Mountains
lots of movie-making history here
#325
November 10
5 miles
Rating: 5
* Gold Butte Region
east of Lake Mead
three walks to petroglyphs and hobgoblins
#324
November 8
3 miles
Rating: 10
* Golden Canyon
Death Valley National Park
the best day-hike in the park?
#323
November 7
5 miles
Rating: 7
* Trona Pinnacles
Calif. Desert Nat'l Conservation Area
stroll around a popular movie set
#322
November 7
1 mile
Rating: 3
* Dardanelles Lake
Eldorado National Forest
some nice fall color on this route
#321
October 9
8 miles
Rating: 5
* Tomales Point
Point Reyes National Seashore
an easy seaside walk amidst a few hundred elk
#320
September 30
6 miles
Rating: 7
* Tuolumne Grove
Yosemite National Park
visit a famous tunnel tree on a mostly paved route
#319
September 29
3 miles
Rating: 4
* Lukens Lake
Yosemite National Park
an effortless stroll to a small meadow lake
#318
September 29
2½ miles
Rating: 3
* Emma Lake
Toiyabe National Forest
a shorter but steeper climb to a colorful cirque
#317
September 28
3 miles
Rating: 6
* Donner Peak & Mount Judah
Tahoe National Forest
an easy scramble to a fun place
#316
September 8
5½ miles
Rating: 5
* Melissa Coray Peak
Mokelumne Wilderness
a lengthy climb up the historic Emigrant Trail
#315
September 1
11 miles
Rating: 7
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* Rock Lake
Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
an easy, mellow six-lake loop is available
#314
August 25
7½ miles
Rating: 5
* George Lake
Kaiser Wilderness
an easier walk to some picturesque mountain lakes
#313
August 24
7½ miles
Rating: 5
* Donner Summit Snowsheds
Tahoe National Forest
view an extensive graffiti collection on an historic rail trail
#312
August 21
5 miles
Rating: 5
* The Pacific Crest Trail at Sonora Pass
Carson-Iceberg Wilderness
traverse a flower-laden, rocky hillside
#311
August 10
5 miles
Rating: 6
* Kearsarge Pass
John Muir Wilderness
a sublime, relentless ascent to a stunning viewpoint
#310
August 9
9½ miles
Rating: 9
* Buckeye Canyon
Toiyabe National Forest
a mundane slog to nowhere in particular
#309
August 8
4 miles
Rating: 2
* Lyons Lake
Desolation Wilderness
a lush garden leads to a gorgeous cirque
#308
July 30
10½ miles
Rating: 7
* Silver Fork Potholes
Eldorado National Forest
visit a popular campers' swimming hole
#307
July 10
2½ miles
Rating: 5
* Winnemucca & Frog Lakes
Mokelumne Wilderness
a somewhat premature scramble through a high garden
#306
July 8
5 miles
Rating: 7
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* Medlicott Lakes
Yosemite National Park
an exciting, little-known shortcut to special places
#305
June 20
5 miles
Rating: 7
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* Tenaya Creek Waterslide Overlook
Yosemite National Park
view an attraction not found in the park brochures
#304
June 20
3 miles
Rating: 6
* Fisher Lake Overlook
Tahoe National Forest
a bit of cross-country foraging to a great viewpoint
#303
June 13
8¼ miles
Rating: 7
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* Tennessee Valley Loop
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
relatively easy ups and downs to the ocean
#302
June 9
5½ miles
Rating: 6
* Waterfall Loop
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
a long walk to three pretty falls
#301
June 1
10½ miles
Rating: 7
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* Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Vaca Mountains
a recently burned springtime loop
#300
May 25
2½ miles
Rating: 6
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* North Table Mountain Ecological Reserve
Butte County
a springtime walk with several surprises
#299
April 28
5 miles
Rating: 4
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* Zim Zim Falls Overlook
Berryessa Snow Mountain National Monument
a virtual stroll that might get your feet wet
#298
February 27
6½ miles
Rating: 6

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