Mule Ridge Trail
ElevationAscent: 1,109' 338 m
Descent: -392' -120 m
High: 1,885' 575 m
Low: 994' 303 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)
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“A challenging climb or fun descent with great views on either side of the ridge.”— Pablo Herrera
Best done as a clockwise loop starting from Oak Knoll TH then up Salt Creek Loop trail, and back to Oak Knoll on the Mule Ridge Trail (~16 miles). Alternatively, climbing Mule Ridge Trail to the Mule Mountain Loop trail and back to Oak Knoll TH is fun.
The Mule Ridge Trail starts at Oak Knoll Trailhead winding north and east as it climes the ridge. Several trail junction with the trail along the way. There is a picnic area at Black Bear Pass about 5.2 miles in at the junction with Mule Mountain Loop Trail. The trail ends at Mule Mountain Pass.
Land Manager: BLM Redding, CA