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California Trails

Sacramento, CA: Redbud Trail

This 8.8-mile out-and-back rolls over oak-dotted hills, drops to the banks of Cache Creek, then climbs to a meadow with picture-perfect views.

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Trail Facts

  • Distance: 14.2

Waypoints

RED001

Location: 38.987043, -122.539583

From the trailhead, hike southeast.

RED002

Location: 38.984933, -122.536783

Bear left at Y-junction.

RED003

Location: 38.983065, -122.524853

Turn right at Y-junction and head southeast toward Cache Creek.

RED004

Location: 38.977427, -122.519424

Cross Cache Creek. Caution: Turn around if water levels are too high.

RED005

Location: 38.968735, -122.493975

Cross a tributary stream.

RED006

Location: 38.970053, -122.490864

Hike north along the ridgeline.

RED007

Location: 38.979779, -122.482034

Stop and take in picture-perfect views from this meadow. Turn around and return to the trailhead.