western states trail

American Fire’s burned trails near Foresthill to stay closed until May

 The U.S. Forest Service has assessed conditions on two popular trails in the American Fire burn footprint and is keeping stretches of the Western States Trail and OHV Trail L ...

Western States Trail, Gold Rush ghost towns in American Fire path

  A fire in steep, inhospitable terrain northeast of Foresthill grew overnight Monday and the U.S. Forest Service was digging in Tuesday for a long fight with a stubborn foe ...

Get off the couch

As a regular hiker with a family, I’ve struggled to locate trails that are easy enough for my children (the youngest of hiking age is 9) but long enough to help me burn fat. The ...

Update: Carmichael man died on Western States Trail near Auburn

A man who died Friday of a probable heart attack on the Western States Trail near Auburn has been identified as Lawrence Muller, 55, of Carmichael.The Placer County Coroner’s Off ...

Man dies on Western States Trail near Auburn

A sunny afternoon trek Friday on the Western States Trail just outside Auburn turned into a grim – and ultimately unsuccessful – battle to save a man’s life after he suffered ...