52 Hike Challenge Finale

2018 was one for the record books. We started the year with BIG ambitions. Ready to add some miles and memories to our year. One adventure at a time we checked off new and old hiking trails until we hit 52!

You can sign up to take this challenge too. Check out this link for more information:


Here is the final list of all of our hikes.

They range from easy to hard and a little of everything in between. Most are in the NorCal area with a few we took while on vacations.


1. Miners Ravine Nature Walk, Roseville

2. Lakeview Trail, Burton Creek State Park

3. No Hands Bridge, Auburn

4. Indian Grinding Rock Loop Trails, Jackson

5. Folsom Lake Granite Bay Trail, Granite Bay

6. Quarry Trail, Auburn

7. Monroe Ridge Trail, Placerville

8. Euchre Bar Trail, Alta

9. Lake Clementine, Auburn

10. Calaveras North Grove Trail, Arnold

11. Historic Powerhouse State Park, Folsom

12. Gold Bug Park & Mine, El Dorado Hills

13. Stock Ranch Nature Preserve, Citrus Heights

14. Canyon View Preserve, Auburn

15. El Dorado Trail, El Dorado Hills

16. Batiquitos Lagoon, Carlsbad

17. Robie Point Trail, Auburn

18. Eagle Falls Trailhead, Lake Tahoe

19. Snoqualmie Falls, Washington

20. Hidden Falls Regional Park, Auburn

21. Donner Summit Old Train Tunnels, Truckee

22. Avery’s Pond, Auburn

23. Donner Memorial State Park, Truckee

24. Little Grass Valley Reservoir

25. Snipes-Pershing Park, Citrus Heights

26. South Yuba River State Park, Nevada City

27. Emerald Ponds, Nevada City

28. Lighthouse Trail, Lake Tahoe

29. Rubicon Trail, Lake Tahoe

30. Taylor Creek, Lake Tahoe

31. Tallac Historic Site, Lake Tahoe

32. Wood Lake Nature Center, Richfield

33. Griffith Quarry, Penryn

34. Overlook Park, Auburn

35. Van-Sickle Bi-State Park, Lake Tahoe

36. Tahoe Rim Trailhead, Tahoe City

37. Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno

38. Buttermilk Bend Trail, Penn Valley

39. Hinkle Creek Trail, Folsom

40. Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Carmichael

41. Independence Trail, Nevada City

42. Deer Creek Trail, Nevada City

43. Cronan Ranch Regional Trails Park

44. Greenwood Creek River Access, Coloma

45. Gold Discovery Loop Trail, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, Coloma

46. The Forest of Nisene Marks, Santa Cruz County

47. Diggins Loop Trail. Nevada County

48. Griffith Park, Los Angeles

49. Foresthill Devide LoopTrail, Forest Hill, CA

50. Sailor Bar, Fair Oaks

51. Zephyr Cove, Incline Village

52. Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park

Thanks for stopping by! Be sure to comment with your favorite hiking trails so we can checkout new spots in 2019!


The Curious Crew