Rubicon Trail-OHV is a 22 mile one way hike with 744 feet elevation gain. Located 79 miles east-northeast of Sacramento California. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. June and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: This was originally an alternate road for wagons trains headed for the 1849 gold rush in California. It fell into disuse in the 1920's. It is a non maintained county road skirting the desolation wilderness. It is used by hikers, mountain bikers, and is open to all motorized vehicles, but be warned only the best of the best will complete this adventure. It is often referred to as the crown jewel of all off road trails.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.