Lonely Planet’s Best Day Hikes California is your passport to 60 easy escapes into nature. Stretch your legs away from the city by picking a hike that works for you, from just a couple of hours to a full day, from easy to hard. Explore Yosemite, marvel at redwoods, and hike the coast. Get to the heart of California and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet’s Best Day Hikes CaliforniaTravel Guide:
Color maps and images throughout
Special features - on California’s highlights for hikers, kid-friendly hikes, accessible trails and what to take
Best for… section helps you plan your trip and select hikes that appeal to your interests
Region profiles cover when to go, where to stay, what’s on, cultural insights, and local food and drink recommendations to refuel and refresh. Featured regions include:
Northern Coast & Redwoods, Marin County & the Bay Area, California’s Central Coast, SoCal Coast, Southern Deserts, Kings Canyon, Sequoia & the Southern Sierras, Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe & Gold Country, Northern Mountains
Essential infoat your fingertips - hiking itineraries accompanied by illustrative maps are combined with details about hike duration, distance, terrain, start/end locations and difficulty (classified as easy, easy-moderate, moderate, moderate-hard, or hard)
Over 60 maps
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet’s Best Day Hikes California, our most comprehensive guide to hiking in California, is perfect for those planning to explore California on foot.
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