Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

Photo by Mary West

Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

Photo by Mary West

Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

Photo by Mary West

Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

A Coca Cola sign sits on a street in downtown Placerville.

Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

The courthouse in downtown Auburn.

Mary West: Tips for urban hiking

The Nevada Theatre on Broadstreet in downtown Nevada City.

Editor’s note: While many local trails and downtowns offer opportunities for responsible recreation, please be sure to practice all local COVID-19 guidelines.