8 Easy, Breezy Summer Hikes In Northern California That Will Overwhelm You With Natural Beauty

The beginning of summertime opens up a myriad of opportunities for Northern Californians. It’s hard not to become an outdoor enthusiast when you live in a state that boasts so many amazing hiking trails and an abundance of natural beauty. If you’re looking to start off your summer right, you’ll want to take a look at these easy summer hikes that are perfect for taking in beautiful views without exhausting too much energy. These hikes just prove that you don’t need to be a super experienced hiker in order to enjoy all that our state has to offer. Take a look and be sure to put a few on your to-do list for the upcoming months.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

How many of these easy summer hikes would you do? What’s your favorite summertime hike? Put your thoughts in the comments below! Want more short and easy hikes? Check out these 11 Northern California Hikes Under 2 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love.