Start at ColomaSpring Suites  – Walk to Main street for your picnic lunch
Drive to Gold Hill Winery for wine tasting & lunch
On the way back to Coloma Spring stop for a hike down to the South Fork of the American River

Suggestion for your picnic lunch

311 Main St. Placerville, CA

great sandwiches for your picnic lunch.  Locally sourced food

Zach and Kara Taylor, Farm Table Owners
started their business at their family farm on Carson Road.

Farm Table

Start your scenic loop  – Drive to Gold Hill Winery

Lunch at the winery

Gold Hill
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After Lunch drive to Red Shack
Hike trail head is across the street.
Click here for a Google Map
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Red Shack on Highway 49 Trail Head –  across the street
red shack hike 2Take an easy hike along the ridge line

with views of the river and the hillside through the trees.


Red Shack Hike
Or take the more challenging

Hike to the river

Flume Trail Sign  
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Toyon Manzanita

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Oak Buckeye
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