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Indian Pools Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 66' 20 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 7,128' 2,173 m
Low: 7,062' 2,153 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Ang La

A great little 0.5-mile trail near the Rancheria campgrounds.

Ang La

Features River/Creek · Swimming · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Family Friendly A nice little hike for the whole family and pets to enjoy. Go fishing or wade in the waters.

Description

The trail is located near the Rancheria campgrounds on the China Peak ski resort. Drive to the back of the property until you see a wooded area behind the employee housing. There is a trail marker, but no trail name. Hike through easy, flat terrain among dense trees, and it'll open up into the steam or pools on the right. The trail is a steady low grade incline to the end. Bring poles if you have them. There are some granite rocks to climb over. The trail opens to a clearing, but if you can find the hidden paths over the big granite rocks, there will be a small waterfall on the other side. You can also bring your fishing gear to catch salmon. The area is gorgeous.

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Pools running together into one stream.
Aug 6, 2017 near Auberry, CA
Many spots to sit and enjoy the scenery.
Aug 6, 2017 near Auberry, CA
Dogs allowed.  Several tree bridges to go to the other side.
Aug 6, 2017 near Auberry, CA
Start of pools
Aug 6, 2017 near Auberry, CA

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