Trail Run Project Logo

Modoc National Forest

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Gems in Modoc National Forest - 3

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Gems

gem Favorite Burney Falls

Burney Falls

(9) Burney, CA
gem Favorite Patterson Lake

Patterson Lake

(1) Alturas, CA
gem Favorite Fleener Chimney. Good thing they have a guardrail...

Fleener Chimneys

(1) Tulelake, CA

Recommended Routes in Modoc National Forest - 4

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite The beautiful Northern California landscape.
Easy/Intermediate

Captain Jacks Stronghold

1.3 mi 2.1 km 104' Up 31.8 m Up 107' Down 32.54 m Down

Tulelake, CA
Favorite Warner Mountains
Easy

Modoc Line Rail Trail - Sage Hen

22.0 mi 35.3 km 224' Up 68.19 m Up 1,137' Down 346.56 m Down

Alturas, CA
Favorite Lava field
Intermediate

Spatter Cone Loop Trail

4.2 mi 6.8 km 259' Up 79.06 m Up 259' Down 78.95 m Down

Burney, CA
Favorite The fire lookout sits at the summit atop lava splatters.
Intermediate

Schonchin Butte Trail

1.5 mi 2.4 km 460' Up 140.12 m Up 457' Down 139.38 m Down

Tulelake, CA

Modoc National Forest Running

  • 430 Miles 692 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Gems Gems
  • 23 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Share what you know about this area!

Areas Within Modoc National Forest

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Modoc National Forest - 31

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Trails

84.0 mi 135.2 km #1PCT: Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (near Castle Crag)
Intermediate
Burney, CA
Intermediate
Burney, CA
84.7 mi 136.3 km #2Modoc Line Rail Trail
Easy
Alturas, CA
Easy
Alturas, CA
37.5 mi 60.4 km #3Crane Mountain National Recreation Trail #161
Difficult
Alturas, CA
Difficult
Alturas, CA
1.0 mi 1.6 km #4Falls Loop Trail
Intermediate
Burney, CA
Intermediate
Burney, CA
0.0 mi 0.1 km #5Merrill Cave Trail
Easy
Tulelake, CA
Easy
Tulelake, CA
0.0 mi 0.0 km #6Skull Cave Trail
Easy
Tulelake, CA
Easy
Tulelake, CA
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Heppe Cave Trail
Easy
Tulelake, CA
Easy
Tulelake, CA
0.1 mi 0.1 km #8Indian Well Cave Trail
Intermediate
Tulelake, CA
Intermediate
Tulelake, CA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #9Symbol Bridge Trail
Easy
Tulelake, CA
Easy
Tulelake, CA
8.0 mi 12.8 km #10Three Sisters Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Tulelake, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Tulelake, CA

Photos of Modoc National Forest - 58

Trail Run Project is built by runners like you. Add Your Photos

Burney Falls
Jul 28, 2017 near Burney, CA
Burney Falls
Jun 25, 2020 near Burney, CA
One of the lakes in Pine Creek Basin
Nov 22, 2017 near Alturas, CA
The beautiful Northern California landscape.
Feb 2, 2016 near Tulelake, CA
Rainbow seen hiking along Falls Loop Trail
Jul 28, 2017 near Burney, CA
Patterson Lake
Nov 22, 2017 near Alturas, CA
Sign at spatter cone.
Sep 7, 2020 near Burney, CA
Lava field
Sep 7, 2020 near Burney, CA