Waterfalls and sweeping views of the Sacramento Valley and the Sutter Buttes.
Hidden Falls offers approximately 30 miles of multiple-use trails for hiking, running, biking and equestrian riding, two observation decks for viewing the 30 +/- foot waterfalls, riparian habitat along several creeks, unimproved picnic areas, swimming areas and fishing access. Engaging interpretive panels are mounted at various spots along the trails, and provide valuable information on the local flora and fauna within the Park. There are sweeping views of the Sacramento Valley to the Sutter Buttes and beyond, as well as plenty of open space for enjoying quiet time in a pristine outdoor environment.
Important: Parking reservations are required on weekends and holidays. Follow park social distancing measures. Learn more online, https://www.placer.ca.gov/6106/Hidden-Falls-Regional-Park
- Hours Dawn to dusk
- Address 7587 Mears Place, Auburn, CA 95602
- Phone 530-886-4901
- Map Hidden Falls Regional Park
- Best Feature 30 miles of trails that are open to the public
The 1,200-acre Hidden Falls Regional Park is located between the communities of Auburn and Lincoln, north of the Ophir/Newcastle area. The park is situated along the Coon Creek and Deadman Creek watersheds, located south of the Bear River.
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Nowhere else do we launch in the tailway of a hydroelectric powerhouse. Nowhere else do we shove our unmanned rafts over a waterfall and then walk around. & Nowhere else do we float through a tunnel. Welcome to the Middle Fork of the American River.