“A short and moderately difficult hike to picturesque Smith Lake with great views of Mount Shasta.”
— Dara Zimmerman
Birding · Lake · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers
Generally accessible from June to October.
The Smith Lake Trail, which branches off of the Ruffey Lakes/Meeks Meadow Trail
, is a moderate climb to picturesque Smith Lake. The trail has outstanding views of Mount Shasta and the surrounding valleys.