Cascade Canal Trail

This popular forested trail on Banner Mountain offers an almost level walk along a peaceful canal lined with Douglas firs and dogwoods.  Along the route, views open up to distant scenes of Nevada City.

Condon Park Trails

Runners, walkers and bicyclists get heavy use of this maze of urban trails in the wooded western part of Condon Park.

Independence Trail East

Wheelchair accessible Independence Trail East follows the gentle gradient of an old mining ditch and offers occasional views of the South Yuba River canyon and passes seasonal side streams and bogs.

Independence Trail West

Independence Trail West features several wooden flumes and is oriented for most of its length around the canyon of Rush Creek, a large tributary stream that enters the South Yuba River at Jones Bar.

Nevada City Airport Trails

This 109-acre abandoned airport owned by the City of Nevada City is not an official trail system but is permissible for the public to visit.

Nevada County Government Center Trails

Nevada County Government Center has several nice places to walk, stroll, or ride a bike plus a park with historic pond, piers and a picnic area. The trail system links downtown Nevada City with the Hirschman Pond.

Park and Walk Trail

Community built, the trail allows families to walk to school along a pretty stretch alongside Mt. Olive Rd.

Rambler Trail

This 0.8 mile out-and-back trail is located on BYLT’s 35-acre Clover Valley Preserve near Alta Sierra. Look for the trail’s namesake, a rusting sky blue 1964 Rambler, before reaching the trail’s end by South Wolf Creek.