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South Fork Lakes Trail

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1.6 Miles 2.6 Kilometers

 

71% 

Runnable

Singletrack

927' 283 m

Ascent

-149' -45 m

Descent

6,853' 2,089 m

High

5,926' 1,806 m

Low

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

42%

Max Grade (23°)

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A short but steep day-run to scenic alpine lakes.

Dara Zimmerman

Overview

Generally accessible from June to October. Trailhead parking can be crowded.
Features: Birding — Lake — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes

Trail is in good condition for running, though some sections have loose gravel and large rocks.

Description

The South Fork Lakes Trail is a short singletrack dirt and gravel path with a steep section before the lakes, just off the Pacific Crest Trail. The area is popular and easy to access, with camping at the lake and views looking back on Scott Valley.

Flora & Fauna

Deer, bear, hawks, eagles.

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