11 Amazing Northern California Hikes Under 2 Miles You’ll Absolutely Love

You don’t have to be an extreme mountaineer to love nature. It’s just as much fun to go for a short walk in the woods as it is to go on a long hike.

All throughout the state you’ll find gorgeous loops and short overlook trails that only take a little bit of time to complete—and they’re just as stunning as the more rigorous hikes Northern California is known for. Here are 11 of our favorite short trails that pack a lot of scenery into a smaller package. We know you are going to love them.

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Have you ever hiked any of these trails? What other gorgeous hikes are there in Northern that are less than two miles? Share your experiences and suggestions with us!