Manzanita Lake Loop

 2 votes

1.9 Miles 3.1 Kilometers


Singletrack

57' 17 m

Ascent

-65' -20 m

Descent

5,904' 1,799 m

High

5,863' 1,787 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

All Clear

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This easy trail winds gently around Manzanita Lake and is an ideal trail for families.

Lassen Volcanic National Park

Overview

Please note that pets (with the exception of guide dogs) are not permitted on trails, boardwalks, in the backcountry, or in any body of water.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Lake — Swimming — Wildlife
Family Friendly: An easy to navigate route allows visitors of all ages to enjoy spectacular views.
Dogs: No Dogs

Description

This easy trail winds gently around Manzanita Lake and is an ideal choice for families or others unable to navigate over difficult terrain. Well shaded by looming Jeffrey pines and bordered by lush willows, this trail offers a welcomed respite from the heat of the day. As the trail wanders along the shoreline numerous openings offer hikers an opportunity to spot ducks, geese and the occasional muskrat and beaver.

The surrounding forest also offers birdwatchers and wildlife enthusiasts opportunities to catch glimpses of woodpeckers and deer. The trail is perhaps best known for its spectacular views of Lassen Peak and Chaos Crags which are best viewed in the morning. The trail circles the lake and may be picked up at any point including a spur trail from Loomis Museum and the Manzanita Lake picnic area.

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Jul 5, 2017
Anthony Quinn
Mirrored Lassen Pass with moon high in the background.
Jul 4, 2017
Rachel Robinson
Jun 22, 2017
HavokandSully Giguere
nice easy walk around the lake
Mar 26, 2017
Kathleen McCandless
Mar 8, 2017
Hannah Kornfeld
Sep 9, 2016
Elodie Pouderoux
Sep 6, 2016
Paja Stanul
Lot of pictures taken on this nice trail around this gorgeous lake. Awesome for family and kiss 2mi — 1h 30m
Jul 21, 2016
Tim Rau

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