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Red Cap Hole Trail #6E14

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A moderate trail through partially burned old-growth forest to Little Mill Creek Lake.


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Map Key

3.4

Miles

5.5

KM

Point to Point

6,131' 1,869 m

High

5,194' 1,583 m

Low

1,205' 367 m

Up

375' 114 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

30%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers

This trail is difficult to access or non-accessible in winter months.

Description

The Little Mill Creek Trail is a singletrack dirt path that travels through recently partially burned old-growth forest in the western Trinity Alps, east of Hoopa. The trail passes through a diverse mix of plants and trees, including many kinds of fruits and berries. Little Mill Creek Lake is a 5-acre lake located at 5,900 feet, with fishing opportunities and two semi-developed campsites.

Flora & Fauna

Firs, pines, alders, chinquapin, wild cherries, thimbleberries, gooseberries, serviceberries, and roses.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dara Zimmerman with improvements by Bruce Hope

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Mill Creek Trail travels along a soft forest tread for its length.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA
Fallen trees are always in the process of being cleared along the Mill Creek Trail.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA
A huge fallen tree blocks Mill Creek Trail in Six Rivers National Forest.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA
Mill Creek Trailhead hides in the early morning fog.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA
Look for the Mill Creek Lake turnoff sign nailed to this tree.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA
A fallen tree blocks the Mill Creek Trail in Six Rivers National Forest.
Jun 12, 2017 near Willow…, CA

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