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Black Rock Lake Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 306' 93 m
Descent: -348' -106 m
High: 6,301' 1,921 m
Low: 5,996' 1,827 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Dara Zimmerman

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An accessible scenic lake with good fishing and swimming in Yolla Bolly Wilderness.

Dara Zimmerman

Features Birding · Lake · Swimming · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Generally accessible from June to October.

Description

The trail to Black Rock Lake can be easily missed while hiking up the Pettyjohn Trail. The trail is relatively level and moderately easy. The lake is semi-popular and offers fishing, swimming, and camping.

Flora & Fauna

An old-growth confer forest with birding and wildflowers.

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Jun 24, 2018
Erica Franks

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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#571

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#5,948

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Intersection of Black Rock Lake Trail at Pettyjohn Trail.
Jul 30, 2017 near Hayfork, CA
Black Rock Lake
Jun 30, 2018 near Hayfork, CA
Black Rock Lake
Jul 30, 2017 near Hayfork, CA
Wildflowers
Jun 14, 2018 near Hayfork, CA
Meadow
Jun 12, 2018 near Hayfork, CA
Lake
Jun 9, 2018 near Hayfork, CA

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