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Quarry Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 3.7 (12)

An even dirt road on the south bank of the American River.


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5.6

Miles

9.1

KM

93%

Runnable

884' 269 m

High

613' 187 m

Low

710' 216 m

Up

655' 200 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Swimming · Views

Closed after dark.

Runner Notes

This mostly flat, wide path makes for easy running.

Description

The Quarry Trail starts at Highway 49 just uphill from the Auburn Confluence and ends in a trail junction above Maine Bar. The route is a gently rolling doubletrack that provides some pleasant views as it follows along the Middle Fork of the American River. The way is mostly shaded, and you'll enjoy the cooler temperatures of the north facing slope.

Flora & Fauna

River-loving plants, humans, and other animals are all present on this one.

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Shared By:

Justin Johnsen

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  3.7 from 12 votes

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  3.7 from 12 votes
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An enjoyable hike along the Middle fork of American River, with many great spots for fly fishing
Aug 11, 2019 near Auburn…, CA

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Apr 20, 2019
Pamela Lada Walker
11.4mi — 9h 15m