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American River Bike Trail (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

American River Bike Trail (Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail)

American River Bike Trail

Location: Sacramento, Ca
Difficulty: Easy
Features: Hiking trails, mountain/road biking, inline skating, wheelchair accessible, horseback riding

The American River Bike Trail, likewise known as the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail, follows the banks of the American River to the American River Parkway, running 32 miles between Old Sacramento’s Discovery Park and Folsom Lake’s southwestern banks.

The trail is best for hikers and bikers alike as the two lane trail is completely paved – complete with mile markers, trailside maps, and restrooms along the way. Aside from that, there are plenty of places to stop and eat. It likewise has a bounty of shaded areas. Along the trail, you will pass through parks and the suburban Sacramento territory. This comfortable trail is perfect for hikes and leisurely walks.



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American River Bike Trail is best for hikers and bikers as the two lane trail is completely paved – complete with mile markers, trailside maps, and restrooms along the way.

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2) Enjoy The Various Locations

The trail follows the banks of the American River to the American River Parkway. It also allows you to pass through parks and the suburban Sacramento territory.

3) Listen to Music While Walking/Biking

This trail is perfect for hikes and leisurely walks – why not enjoy good music along the way?

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