Lake Clementine Loop via Trail & Riverbank Route

Location: Auburn, California
Fee: $10
Access: Hiking • Dog Friendly • swimming
Distance: 5 mi loop/ 8.0 km (1-3hrs)
Elevation: This route takes the easy trail from the Old Foresthill Bridge underneath the New Foresthill Bridge to the Lake Clementine dam.  The return route is somewhat strenuous and requires boulder jumping along the riverbank and some steep mountainside scampering.
Difficulty: Challenging- unmarked route was hard to navigate
Directions: From I-80 at Auburn, take the Hwy 49 exit, and drive south on Hwy 49 for 2-3 miles to the where Hwy 49 forks. Gate 139.


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