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195 mi 313 km of trail 6 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 28 Trails Hard Trails 8 Trails

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Favorite Lower Canyon Creek Lake is gorgeous in the summer.

Canyon Creek Lakes Trail

14.5 mi 23.4 km • Loop • 2,629 ft Ascent 801.36 m Ascent

Singletrack Weaverville, CA

( 9 )
Favorite Grizzly Falls

Grizzly Lake from China Spring

13.8 mi 22.2 km • Out and Back • 4,618 ft Ascent 1407.49 m Ascent

Singletrack Weaverville, CA

( 6 )
Favorite A pair of backpackers treks through flower-filled meadows in mid-August on the Long Canyon Trail.

Four Lakes Loop

17.4 mi 27.9 km • Loop • 5,698 ft Ascent 1736.74 m Ascent

Singletrack Lewiston, CA

( 5 )
Favorite An alpine lake with waterfalls on the granite cliffs high in the Trinity Alps Wilderness Area in Northern California. from Prindleman under CC BY-SA

Emerald and Sapphire Lakes

27.1 mi 43.7 km • Loop • 3,991 ft Ascent 1216.37 m Ascent

Singletrack Weaverville, CA

( 5 )
Favorite A beautiful morning after a well rested night at the lake! 1/13/18

Granite Lake

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Loop • 1,953 ft Ascent 595.24 m Ascent

Singletrack Lewiston, CA

( 3 )
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.

East Boulder Lake Loop

9.2 mi 14.8 km • Loop • 1,992 ft Ascent 607.06 m Ascent

Singletrack Fort Jones, CA

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Trails in Trinity Alps Wilderness - 42

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13.6 mi 21.8 km #1 Stuart Fork Trail
Weaverville, CA
13.6 mi 21.8 km Weaverville, CA
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4.7 mi 7.6 km #2 Big Bear Lake Trail
Dunsmuir, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km Dunsmuir, CA
Unknown
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #3 Boulder Creek Lakes Trail
Weaverville, CA
1.8 mi 2.9 km Weaverville, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
19 days ago
7.7 mi 12.4 km #4 Stoney Ridge Trail
Weaverville, CA
7.7 mi 12.4 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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4.8 mi 7.7 km #5 Four Lakes Trail
Weaverville, CA
4.8 mi 7.7 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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17.5 mi 28.2 km #6 North Fork Trail
Weaverville, CA
17.5 mi 28.2 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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3.6 mi 5.8 km #7 Alpine Lake Trail
Weaverville, CA
3.6 mi 5.8 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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8.4 mi 13.5 km #8 Swift Creek Trail
Lewiston, CA
8.4 mi 13.5 km Lewiston, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees - 6/22/19: 2/3 of Horseshoe Lake still frozen. Snow begins just below the lake. Lot's of snow around the lake. Some large trees have fallen directly on the trail (not across).
25 days ago
1.0 mi 1.7 km #9 Trail Gulch Tie
Weaverville, CA
1.0 mi 1.7 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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6.9 mi 11.1 km #10 Granite Lake Trail
Lewiston, CA
6.9 mi 11.1 km Lewiston, CA
Unknown
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8.9 mi 14.4 km #11 New Caribou Lakes Trail
Weaverville, CA
8.9 mi 14.4 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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2.8 mi 4.5 km #12 Trail Gulch Lake Trail
Fort Jones, CA
2.8 mi 4.5 km Fort Jones, CA
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0.8 mi 1.4 km #13 Hidden Lake Trail
Fort Jones, CA
0.8 mi 1.4 km Fort Jones, CA
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4.7 mi 7.6 km #14 Long Gulch Trail
Fort Jones, CA
4.7 mi 7.6 km Fort Jones, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy - Up to the lake was well groomed and clear, above the lake was a fair amount of snow and no trail maintenance done to date 6/30/19. Snow was passable and present to ridge, but connector trail on south face was clear
18 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km #15 Little Lake Trail
Weaverville, CA
1.4 mi 2.3 km Weaverville, CA
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
19 days ago
4.5 mi 7.2 km #16 Granite Peak Trail
Lewiston, CA
4.5 mi 7.2 km Lewiston, CA
Unknown
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4.9 mi 7.8 km #17 Old Caribou Lakes Trail
Weaverville, CA
4.9 mi 7.8 km Weaverville, CA
Unknown
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2.9 mi 4.6 km #18 East Boulder Lake Trail #5575
Fort Jones, CA
2.9 mi 4.6 km Fort Jones, CA
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees - it's all good besides a few obstacles
19 days ago
3.7 mi 6.0 km #19 Boulder Lake Trail #8W20
Lewiston, CA
3.7 mi 6.0 km Lewiston, CA
Unknown
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #20 Grand National Trail
Dunsmuir, CA
2.1 mi 3.4 km Dunsmuir, CA
Unknown
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