8 Low-Key Hikes In Northern California With Amazing Payoffs

Sometimes you’re in the mood for getting out and experiencing the great Northern California outdoors, but you’re short on time. Fortunately for us, our state is home to numerous short and easy hikes that are perfect for taking a quick adventure when the mood strikes. Not only that, but these trails boast some seriously epic views that you’ll never forget. How many of these beautiful trails have you accomplished?

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/

What easy hikes would you add to this list? Check out our list of 11 Of The Best Northern California Hikes Under 2 Miles for more simple and fast hikes.