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South Fork Lakes Trail

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Length

1.6 Miles 2.6 Kilometers

71%

Runnable

Elevation

927' 283 m

Ascent

-149' -45 m

Descent

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

42%

Max Grade (23°)

6,853' 2,089 m

High

5,926' 1,806 m

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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 [Add/Remove]
Dogs: Leashed

Runner Notes [Suggest Changes]

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

Description [Suggest Changes]

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 [Suggest Changes]

Deer, bear, hawks, eagles.

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