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?

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.