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Sand Bar Recreational Trail

Sand Bar Recreational Trail
Free parking
2 miles out and back trail with moderate terrain and light foot traffic
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If you're coming from highway 193, it should be about 2.5 miles along Rock Creek Road. Be sure to measure that since there's no address. Look for the giant electrical tower, and there's a small trail sign by the road too, and you'll see the little gravel road. Down the very short well-maintained gravel road there's a small parking lot, and the trail starts right there. There's room for 3 vehicles in the parking lot, and another 3 or 4 on the street.

This will take you about 400 feet elevation difference down to the river, then back up.

Rock Creek Road
Placerville, California 95667
United States
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Comments on Sand Bar Recreational Trail

randy Hodges
Avatar randy Hodges
Posted May 18, 2023 - 5:57 PM:

Short but steep. The trail was nicely shaded for a morning hike. It wouldn't be as nice on a hot summer afternoon. The high water this year (May 2023) meant that we ran out of trail well before we reached any kind of beach.

Overall a pleasant hike.

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