Independence Trail, Nevada City

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  • August 25, 2017
    My husband and I went here on a date day with the intention of doing this hike. It was a hot August day, and instead of hiking this trail (which we heard was great), we decided to swim in this beautif...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    I hike this trail nearly every time I visit Nevada City. Very pretty, just above the Yuba River. Flat and easy. Wheelchair assessable (partially)  more »
  • April 5, 2017
    This was a very easy and fairly flat trail. The trail is well groomed. The wildflowers are just starting to bloom. We saw a few salamanders. The wooden walkway that goes down to the river was closed f...  more »
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  • May 3, 2017
    Great place to hike! Wonderful trails! Very clean no trash on the grounds! Fantastic views!
  • January 30, 2017
    Beautiful trail to come and check out. It is ADA accessible with beautiful views of the mountains and the South Yuba River. We did the east side and it was a nice easy 2-3 mile walk.
  • March 6, 2017
    Ez hike. Beautiful river run through. Kids not recommended due to unappropriated adult have no clothes on (private part not covered) at the beach.
  • August 5, 2016
    One of my all time favorite hikes. It's great to run on. Tons of lush green areas with ferns and trees. Also several catwalks with great views. Disabled accessible for huge portions of the hike. Shaded so bring your bug spray.
  • July 7, 2016
    This is a pretty run down and old trail. But that being said it's still beautiful. It is a super easy hike and mostly flat. There was literally no one else on the trail besides my group when I went. This is a gem because the bridges here are pretty scenic.

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