Hidden away on a peaceful wooded slope within Wildflower Ridge Preserve, the Rough & Ready Ditch Trail follows the historic canal quietly shuttling water from Nevada City to Rough & Ready.
Trail Manager: City of Grass Valley | Contact Public Works (530) 274-4350 Length: 1.2 miles Altitude Change: 180 feet Trail Surface: Paved, Natural Earth Rules: Dogs on leash. No motorized vehicles. Stay on trails. Trailheads: North Star Mining Museum: Look for the Wolf Creek Trail sign at the corner of Freeman Lane and Allison Ranch Road. (N39.208862 W121.069750) Freeman Lane –…
Located off Rattlesnake Road in Grass Valley, this lovely, quiet forested walk with an irrigation canal and mining history was a joint project of the Rattlesnake Neighborhood Association and Bear Yuba Land Trust.
This nearly level connector trail runs alongside Brunswick Road then turns pastoral after crossing Idaho-Maryland Road. Look forward to a lovely and easy ascent through meadows and woods to Loma Rica Road.
The Litton Trail meanders through a small forest alongside an irrigation canal and ties together Sierra College, Nevada Union High School and a retirement community with downtown Grass Valley shopping.
Wildflower Ridge Trail is located within the 128 acre Wildflower Ridge Preserve west of Grass Valley, with open meadows and a forested hillside that drops down toward Deer Creek on the north. In spring, look for outstanding wildflowers on ridge meadows.
Runners, walkers and bicyclists get heavy use of this maze of urban trails in the wooded western part of Condon Park.
This short trail follows the Grass Valley irrigation ditch in the Alta Hill area of Grass Valley offering a nearly level, vehicle-free route for exercise or a neighborhood stroll.