Sacramento is filled with gorgeous hiking places, ranging from riverside nature to rugged hills. Join us for a hike event each 1st Saturday of the month to one of these sites, meet new people, and observe nature.
Our hike for this time is to Avery’s Pond Trail, north of Folsom Lake. This is an easy hike full of scenery, creeks, watching birds, and enjoying the nature.
Access: Drive I-80 north, take exit 110/Horseshoe Bar Rd. Take a left at the end of the ramp to Horseshoe Bar Rd, take a left to stay on Horseshoe Bar Rd. Stay on Horseshoe Bar Rd for 3.4 miles Auburn-Folsom Rd. Turn left onto Auburn-Folsom Rd and drive for 2.3 miles and take a right onto Newcastle Rd. Drive 1 mile and take a right onto Rattle-snake Rd. Drive down Rattle-snake Rd until pavement ends near the kiosk. There is a $10 access fee. We will gather in the parking lot at 10am. I’ll be carrying a MEETUP sign.
Total length: 4 miles.
Scenery: foothill forest surrounding Lake.
Trail surface: Duff and dirt.
Nice to have things: Trekking poles, Selfie stick, bottle of water.
Special comments: this is the first time we explore this trail as a group, hope it’ll be fun.
Note: The hike event is automatically cancelled if attendance was less than 5 persons (including me) anytime within two hours before the event. I’ll also send an event-cancelation note in this case. Please check out meetup for updates before you drive to the event.
Release of Liability Note: This hiking activity is arranged by unexperienced hiker who accepts no liability for any accidents or risks associated with the activity. Risks include, but are not limited to, all kinds of injuries or death resulting from falling from elevated places, slip and fall on ground, attacks by wild animals, medical conditions resulting from exposure to weather conditions including rain, cold and hot weather, and dust and pollens. Please attend on your own risk.