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Gems in Klamath National Forest - 3

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gem Favorite Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.

Castle Lake Overlook

(5) Dunsmuir, CA
gem Favorite Big Blue Lake

Big Blue Lake

(1) Fort Jones, CA
gem Favorite View from the top of Mount Eddy.

Mount Eddy Summit

(2) Mount S…, CA

Recommended Routes in Klamath National Forest - 6

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Favorite View from the top of Mount Eddy.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mount Eddy Out-and-Back

10.7 mi 17.3 km 2,232' Up 680.41 m Up 2,232' Down 680.19 m Down

Weed, CA
Favorite Sierra Club Horse Camp in front of the cloudy summit of Mount Shasta
Intermediate

Mt. Shasta Horse Camp

3.5 mi 5.6 km 940' Up 286.56 m Up 940' Down 286.36 m Down

Mount S…, CA
Favorite Middle Falls McCloud River.
Easy/Intermediate

McCloud River Waterfalls

4.1 mi 6.5 km 302' Up 92.08 m Up 302' Down 92.09 m Down

McCloud, CA
Favorite Horseshoe-shaped Upper Albers Lake in Russian Wilderness
Difficult

Big Blue Lake Loop

8.9 mi 14.4 km 2,528' Up 770.64 m Up 2,530' Down 771.07 m Down

Fort Jones, CA
Favorite Mount Shasta and Shastina
Difficult

Black Butte Trail

5.2 mi 8.3 km 1,789' Up 545.39 m Up 1,789' Down 545.29 m Down

Mount S…, CA
Favorite Hiking back down after hiking up to the top of the pass to see the Trinity Alps, Mount Shasta, and the PCT trail view.
Intermediate

East Boulder Lake Loop

9.2 mi 14.8 km 1,992' Up 607.06 m Up 1,992' Down 607.02 m Down

Fort Jones, CA

Klamath National Forest Hiking

  • 609 Miles 980 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 10 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 66 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 32 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Klamath National Forest - 102

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57.1 mi 91.9 km #1PCT: Etna Summit to Seiad Valley
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Weed, CA
3.0 mi 4.8 km #2Hidden Valley Route
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
Difficult
Mount Shasta, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km #3Big Bear Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Dunsmuir, CA
100.6 mi 161.9 km #4PCT: Highway 5 to Etna Summit
Easy/Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
7.0 mi 11.2 km #5Red Buttes Boundary Trail #5254
Difficult
Happy Camp, CA
Difficult
Happy Camp, CA
6.9 mi 11.1 km #6Lake Siskiyou Trail
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7South Gate Meadows Trail
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
1.5 mi 2.4 km #8Gray Butte-The Gate Trail
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
Intermediate
Mount Shasta, CA
0.8 mi 1.2 km #9Castle Lake Overlook
Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
Intermediate
Dunsmuir, CA
3.3 mi 5.3 km #10Sky High Valley
Intermediate
Fort Jones, CA
Intermediate
Fort Jones, CA

Photos of Klamath National Forest - 305

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Enjoy breathtaking Mt. Shasta views from above Castle Lake.
Jul 6, 2017 near Dunsmuir, CA
Mount Shasta and Shastina
Sep 24, 2017 near Weed, CA
Sierra Club Horse Camp in front of the cloudy summit of Mount Shasta
Sep 30, 2017 near Mount S…, CA
Boulder Peak
Jan 2, 2018 near Fort Jones, CA
View from the top of Mount Eddy.
Oct 30, 2020 near Mount S…, CA
Top of Mount Eddy
Oct 30, 2020 near Mount S…, CA
Boulder Peak over Lower Wright Lake
Jan 2, 2018 near Fort Jones, CA
Upper Wright Lake
Jan 2, 2018 near Fort Jones, CA