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Clovis Hiking

Use the city page to learn about local hiking, nature, trailheads, trail and route maps, and groups that meet near the city.

Parks and Preserves in and Near Clovis

Kings Canyon National Park | Distance: 56.64 km

Yosemite National Park | Distance: 59.02 km

Inyo National Forest | Distance: 72.19 km

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Parks near Clovis

Hiking Groups Nearby

Hike Mammoth Lakes! | Distance: 65.65 km

Description: wish to create hiking groups that will explore the Mammoth Lakes Basin area. Various established hiking trails from beginner to high altitude conditioned trail hound! Contact me on Twitter or Myspace @SierraJewel! Lets go hike!!!

Before Work Hiking | Distance: 123.11 km

Description: This is a group for short morning hikes

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Trailheads in and Near Clovis

Trailhead Name: Don Cecil Trailhead - Kings canyon NP

Distance: 52.57 km

Trailhead Description: Trailhead is across campgrounds, between Sentinel and Canyoon View campgrounds. Parking across the trailhead. No fee for parking here, but you need to pay National Park entrance fee.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 20

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Zumwalt meadow trailhead - Kings Canyon NP

Distance: 56.81 km

Trailhead Description: Large parking Lot. No fee at the trailhead, but you need to pay national Park entrance fee.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 50

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Road Ends - Cedar Grove - Kings Canyon NP

Distance: 57.62 km

Trailhead Description: There is no fee at the trailhead, but you need to pay National Park Entrance fee. For day hike use day-use parking lots (there are few). Bears are active day and night, so don't leave food of items with strong smell (like Sunscreen or toothpaste in the car. Bear boxes are available at the trailhead.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 100

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: White Mountain trailhead

Distance: 89.9 km

Trailhead Description: Trailhead to climb White Mountain Peak (14,242 feet; 3rd highest in California. Directions: From Big Pine, take hwy 168 east, turn onto White Mountain road (paved up to Sherman grove, dirt afterwards). Park at closed gate.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 10

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Henry Coe State Park - Hunting Hollow entrance

Distance: 102.92 km

Trailhead Description: Large dirt parking lot. If not stuffed (most of the time, except spring weekends), pay fee to the iron ranger. Day Use Fee $6 (as of May 2011).

Parking is not available or very limited at this trailhead

Parking spots: 50

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Henry Coe SP - Coyote Creek entrance

Distance: 103.47 km

Trailhead Description: There is barely any parking - only few spots along the road. Large parking lot with restrooms is at nearby (2 miles) Hunting Hollow.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 5

Parking is NOT free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Henry Coe - Headquarters entrance

Distance: 108.53 km

Trailhead Description: Headquarters entrance has a visitor center (open, I believe 9am-4pm). The store sells maps (the 1: 24,000 with 50-foot contour lines map of the park can be purchased here ) , books, brochures (some excellent materials specific to the park). Day Use Fee $8 (as of May 2011).

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 30

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Arroyo Seco - Gorge

Distance: 111.87 km

Trailhead Description: Take 101 south. Turn right on Arroyo Seco Road (about 1 mile south of Soledad). Continue on Arroyo Seco Road, at the Y take left ( the right is G16). Pay $7 fee at the entrance booth. Continue to the Gorge parking (past campground) . Bathrooms are available at the campground, not at the trailhead.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 20

Parking is NOT free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: dtryert

Distance: 114.08 km

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Parking is not available or very limited at this trailhead

Parking spots: 0

Parking is NOT free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Rancho Canada del Oro Open Space Preserve

Distance: 119.88 km

Trailhead Description: Large parking lot, easy access to 20+ miles of trails. Rancho Canada del Oro is adjacent to Calero County park in San Jose. Large parking lot. But if you have a really large group, it is recommended to contact a ranger so they open overflow parking DIRECTIONS: From hwy 101: take Bernal road south, turn left onto Santa Teresa Blvd (go 2.9 mi), right onto Bailey ave ( go 2.3 mi), left onto McKean road (go 2.4 mi), right onto Casa Loma road, proceed about 2 miles to the Casa Loma staging area. Allow 20-25 minutes from the exit off the freeway. From Almaden Expwy: turn right on Harry, then left on McKean, right on Casa Loma. Proceed about 2 miles to the Casa Loma staging area. Official website: http://www.openspaceauthority.org/trails/rancho.html

Parking is not available or very limited at this trailhead

Parking spots: 30

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Santa Teresa CP - Pueblo Day Use Area

Distance: 121.95 km

Trailhead Description: To get here, take Bernal road south (towards hills). Turn left down to the valley in the center of the park. Pay fee at the self-serve station on the small parking on the right side of the road and proceed down to the larger parking lot. Open 8AM - sunset.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 50

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Santa Teresa CP - Bernal-Gulnac-Joice entrance

Distance: 122.66 km

Trailhead Description: Parking along the street.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 20

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Santa Teresa County Park - Stile entrance

Distance: 122.77 km

Trailhead Description: This is one of the entrances to Santa Teresa County park. Small dirt parking lot. Access to Stile Ranch and Fortini trails. Directions: From San Jose, take Almaden expressway until it ends, turn right on Harry road, them left on McKean.Drive apprx 1.3 miles to Fortini road where turn left. At the T-junction turn left onto San Vicente, parking will be on the right side of the road

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 8

Parking is NOT free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Hacienda entrance

Distance: 123.43 km

Trailhead Description: Large dirt parking lot

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 50

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Trailhead Name: Almaden Quicksilver - Mockingbird Hill Entrance

Distance: 124.51 km

Trailhead Description: Large paved parking lot.

Parking is available at this trailhead

Parking spots: 50

Parking is free at this trailhead

Access to trail is NOT wheelchair accessible

Restrooms available: NO

Hiking Routes Near Clovis

Route Name: White Mountain peak

Route Description: Non-technical climb to the top of White Mountain Peak. Start elev 11,600 feet, end elev (summit) 14,200 feet. Follow jeep road. 15 miles round trip (8-9 hours). Closed in winter. Get used to high altitude before attempting this hike. Great views from the top and along the trail.

Distance: 41.7

Total elevation gain: 2647

Total elevation loss: 240

Route Name: Don Cecil Trail to Lookout Peak

Route Description: 5 miles climb from Cedar Grove to the top of Lookout Peak. Hot and dry. The trail crosses Sheep Creek, past beautiful cascade of waterfalls, steadily climbing the north-facing (relatively cool) side of the kings canyon. Impressive view of Monarch Divide from the top. Return the same way.

Distance: 69.17

Total elevation gain: 3816

Total elevation loss: 22

Route Name: Zumwalt Meadow - Kings Canyon NP

Route Description: Short 1.5 miles loop. There are marked stops - you can self-purchase a guide for $1.50 at the trailhead. From the parking, cross the river toward mountains and follow the loop in counter-clockwise direction. Nearly level walk along the meadow. Great view of the North Dome. Beautiful wildflowers display in early summer. Lots of bugs.

Distance: 69.96

Total elevation gain: 42

Total elevation loss: 81

Route Name: Misty Falls - Kings Canyon NP

Route Description: One of the most popular trails in the Cedar Grove area. 45. miles to the falls. Moderate. In-and-out. First 2 miles are level. then climb about 600 feet.

Distance: 70.09

Total elevation gain: 849

Total elevation loss: 70

Route Name: The Oaks Nature Trail Route

Route Description: Nice and scenic walk along the shore. This is a hiking/walking trail only. No cyclists or equestrians are allowed. The trail isn't very long and there is nearly no elevation gain or loss.

Distance: 136.04

Total elevation gain: 9

Total elevation loss: 9

Route Name: Hunting Hollow and Wagon roads to Willson Camp

Route Description: Hunting Hollow road follows creek. In winter be prepared for multiple creek crossing (crossable, but can be 2-3 feet deep after heavy rain). Turn left onto Wagon road.

Distance: 145.95

Total elevation gain: N/A

Total elevation loss: N/A

Route Name: Gilroy Hot Sprongs road to Coyote Creek entrance

Route Description: This is walk on the paved road. It starts at Hunting Hollow and goes to Coyote Creek entrance

Distance: 145.95

Total elevation gain: 144

Total elevation loss: 100

Route Name: Mount Sizer loop

Route Description: clock-wise

Distance: 147.75

Total elevation gain: N/A

Total elevation loss: N/A

Route Name: mt sizer loop

Route Description: clock-wise

Distance: 147.75

Total elevation gain: N/A

Total elevation loss: N/A

Route Name: Headquerters to Coyote Creek entrance

Route Description: From the Headquarters, take Corral, Manzanita Point Road, Madrone Soda Springs down to Coyote Creek. Then follow Coyote creek downstream to Coyote Creek entrance

Distance: 147.75

Total elevation gain: 239

Total elevation loss: 1948

Past Hikes In The Area (By Date)

SF East Bay 3/4/2012 Mt.Diablo Summit | Distance: 146.1 km

Description: Regency Drive Trailhead to Mt.Diablo summit. Around the summit to Junipter campground and return via Deer Flat return.

50 mile endurance walk - The Commute 2012 - San Jose to San Francisco | Distance: 129.1 km

Description: The Commute is a 50 mile, 24-hour endurance walk (urban hike) from downtown San Jose to downtown San Francisco along historic Route 82 (The Alameda, El Camino Real and Mission Street). Starting in the morning, participants spend one full day walking (urban hiking) through and experiencing the communities that we often drive past in the rush of our daily commutes. Traveling this easily drivable distance at a human pace is a unique physical and mental challenge. Can you Walk the Commute? This is a paid event. For more details and registration please visit: www.walkthecommute.com

Liver Life Challenge Kick-off, Mission Peak Hike in Fremont. CA | Distance: 132.7 km

Description: This is the Liver Life Challenge Climb Mt. Shasta Kick-off Hike! FREE! Come join us! Have fun, eat some food, and social! The Hike: A warmup - about 2,000 feet and 1.5 hours to the top, and another 1.0 to 1.5 hours back down depending on our route.

Saturday Afternoon fun hike | Distance: 99.4 km

Description: lets have some fun post lunch and explore the hot creek geothermal area and canyon. could possibly hike from the first driveway to the closed off hot springs area and back. Hike into canyon can be challenging! Better suited for kids 7+

White Mountain Peak Climb | Distance: 89.9 km

Description: High Altitude. Easy to follow jeep road.

Fall Creek Hike-Santa Cruz-9 Miles | Distance: 133 km

Description: If you keep having to figure out where you stand with someone, maybe it's time to start walking instead.

....Another great event with MSG-Milpitas Social Group

Henry Cowell Redwoods - Fall Creek - Santa Cruz

Parking is limited so RIDES SHARING is strongly encouraged.

Carpool Location: We will meet here at 8:30AM

Safeway
253 Mount Herman Road
Scotts Valley, CA 95060

Due to limited parking space at the trail head. We will meet here before the hike.

Trail Head address:

Fall Creek State park
1400 Felton Empire Road
Felton, CA 95018

Start Time : 8:45 AM
Distance: 9 Miles (Clockwise Direction)
Duration: 3 to 4 hrs
Elevation gain: 1000 ft
Difficulty : MODERATE(distance+elevation+terrain)

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This 9 miles loop hike has about 1000 FEE ....

Kings Canyon NP - Mist Falls | Distance: 57.6 km

Description: Very popular trail. Great moderate hike. Raging river in early summer. Some great views. Proximity to river helps to keep you cool in usually hot and dry summer.

Kings Canyon NP - Zumwalt Meadow | Distance: 56.8 km

Description: Follow the nature trail around Zumwalt meadow.

Kings Canyon NP - Don Cecil trail to Lookout Peak | Distance: 52.6 km

Description: Strenuous climb on the north-facing side of the Kings Canyon

Coyote Peak - Rocky Ridge loop | Distance: 121.9 km

Description: moderate hike

We currently do not have any past hikes in and around this city.

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