Family Friendly Hike to Black Hole of Calcutta Falls 

Easy family friendly hike to Black Hole of Calcutta Falls. Hike along a well defined trail to a little know small stream waterfall.

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Author: SNSpencer
Date: 21 Mar 2009 11:00:00 AM
Activity: Hiking
State: California (CA)
Distance: 2.37 mi  (Change units)
Average Speed: 1.6 mph - 0:37:58/mi
Duration: Total: 1:30:00
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 236 ft
Total Loss: 161 ft
Net Change: 75 ft
Difficulty: 2 / 10
Tags: Auburn, California
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Trailhead location: N38 54.902 W121 02.400

Enjoy a scenic and leisurly, level terrain, trail hike along the North Fork of the American River. During the hike you will travel on an old mining railroad bed overlooking the river below. We will cross the historic "No Hands" bridge and get some spectacular views of the Forrist Hill Bridge too!! The reward at the end is a beautiful 40 foot, cascading small stream waterfall along the Western States Trail.

Round Trip Distance: 2.37 miles
Terrain: Neglegable elevation gain/loss.  Dirt hiking trail.


Position Format: Datum:

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Distance: 1.07 mi Points: 42
Total Time: none Speed: 0.0 mph Pace: 0:00 / mi
Active Time: none Speed: 0.0 mph Pace: 0:00 / mi

Points of Interest

Black Hole of Calcutta Falls

Location: 38.905109, -121.051177

Trailhead & Parking

Location: 38.914995, -121.039842

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