The Creepiest Hike In Northern California Takes You Through The Ruins Of Abandoned Railroad Tunnels

One of the most unique hiking experiences in Northern California is also one of the creepiest. Located in the Sierra Nevada near Norden, the trail leads hikers through long-abandoned railroad tunnels known as the Donner Pass Summit Tunnels. The tunnels were used by trains for well over a century until the line was rerouted. Walking through the tunnels today provides an eerie experience and a memorable adventure – plus, the mountain views are breathtaking! If you have yet to explore these abandoned tunnels, be sure to consider it for your next adventure.


Have you explored the abandoned railroad tunnels at Donner Pass? History and scenic beauty combine at this creepy hiking trail in the Sierras. Share your thoughts with us in the comments below!