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Hidden Falls, Auburn, CA

said on July 13th, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Running and Hiking trails

Hidden Falls Entrance

Hidden Falls, a few miles west of Auburn, is one of my Top Five Favorite Trails.  It’s picturesque, shady, and has lots of water for my faithful running pooch, Dharma.

Lots of folks worked for years to bring this park into being.  Special thanks go to the “horse” set which contributed countless hours or labor (and arm twisting) not to mention . . . money.  So it’s only fair to continue reading…

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Secrets of Auburn, California

said on June 4th, 2010 filed under: Auburn, Localism, Running and Hiking trails

Auburn is the Endurance Capital of the World, home of the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run and the 100 Mile Tevis Cup Trail Ride (a high falutin’ label for a really long horse race).  Auburn is also the county seat of Placer County, California.

Auburn, California

Auburn, California

The population is about 13,000, though it seems bigger to me, kind of spread out.   The elevation is about 1200 feet, above the fog and below the snow, as we hillbillies like to say.  If you want to continue reading…

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