Mineral, CA Trails and Parks

Mineral has 80 trails in the vicinity, including 68 hiking trails and 4 for backpacking. These trails range from 0 to 42 miles in length. The most popular trails are Lassen Peak, Lassen Peak, Northeast Face and Mount Diller. Trails.com member Chiara A. recently completed Lassen Volcanic National Park: Manzanita Lake Trail.
  • Lassen PeakView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  4 hours
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Along with its cousin Mount Shasta, Lassen Peak dominates the skyline of inland Northern California. Climb this massive volcano, which last erupted ...

  • Lassen PeakView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  Day hike
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is why you came to Lassen Volcanic National Park. You wanted to climb the mountain that gave the park its name. You wanted to enjoy the ...

  • Brokeoff MountainView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  Day hike
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    No doubt some will find this blasphemous, but Brokeoff Mountain is arguably the best mountain climb in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Yes, Lassen ...

  • Warner Valley CampgroundView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Campgrounds  
    •  0 miles
    •  Guide

    Warner Valley Campground is a great place to visit. It caters to tent campers (the road in is not recommended for trailers), and there aren’t ...

  • Bumpass HellView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Bumpass Hell’s evocative name suits it perfectly. Like its moniker, this geothermal area is a combination of the whimsical and the ominous. Fantastically ...

  • Mill Creek FallsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Mill Creek Falls is a vigorous whitewater spill of nearly 100 feet. The spray from the falls darkens the cream- and gold-colored rock of the ...

  • Cold Boiling LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  Day hike
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Cold Boiling Lake is unique in this volcanic park for its subtlety. It lies quietly in its alpine basin, surrounded by a still forest and black-streaked ...

  • Kings Creek FallsView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike: Invigorating. That’s the first—and most apt—word that comes to mind when I think of the trail to Kings Creek Falls. And, truthfully, ...

  • Sulphur WorksView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  Day hike
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This remarkable little hike follows boardwalks around the steaming remains of Mount Tehama, a composite volcano whose remnants define the skyline ...

  • Lassen Volcanic National ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    This is the nation’s first volcanic national park. It contains not only the dormant 10,457-foot Lassen Peak, but three other major volcanic structures, ...

  • Cluster and Twin Lakes LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  10.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This nearly 11-mile loop trip samples a number of what are considered to be some of the park’s best lakes—Little Bear, Big Bear, Silver, Feather, ...

  • Nanny Creek TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    •  Easy to Moderate
    •  3–5 hours
    •  4.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Here’s a peaceful route deep into a dark forest that features a few clearings for long-distance views to the south, gigantic rock outcrops often ...

  • Bumpass Hell to Kings Creek Picnic AreaView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    With a wide array of steaming fumaroles, gurgling mud pots, and boiling hot springs, the 16-acre hydrothermal site known as Bumpass Hell is one ...

  • Twin MeadowsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  4.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The trek to Twin Meadows is one of those cases where the journey, as much as the destination, is the reward. The meadows themselves are lovely, ...

  • Lassen PeakView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  5 miles
    •  Guide

    Reaching the 10,457-foot summit of Lassen Peak is the supreme draw for many hikers visiting the park. The 2.5- mile maintained trail follows ...

  • Ridge LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  Day hike
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Want that alpine high with a minimum of effort? Hiking to Ridge Lakes might be right up your alley. But don’t misunderstand: A minimum of effort ...

  • Terrace and Shadow LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  Day hike
    •  1.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Cupped at the northern edge of a narrow basin, with nothing but the sky and the forested summits of faraway peaks visible over the basin’s lip, ...

  • Cliff LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This sweet little lake is made all the more tempting because it lies off the beaten path. Even on the busiest summer weekends, this secluded ...

  • Sifford LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The cup of dark gray rock that cradles Sifford Lake is almost perfectly round. A smattering of evergreens shades its shoreline, but mostly the ...

  • Kings Creek Falls, Bench Lake, and Sifford Lake LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Moderate
    •  Day hike
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike: First, there is the lovely Lower Meadow. Then the wild cascades along Kings Creek. Below these, steep Kings Creek Falls. Next, yawning ...

  • Conard Meadows and Crumbaugh LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Difficult
    •  Day hike
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    When bathed in sharp sunlight, the lush grass of Conard Meadows glows like an incandescent bulb through a green glass shade. It shines in direct ...

  • Sulphur WorksView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow the gently rising grade of the Main Park Road northbound from the visitor center through mostly open terrain, enjoying the pleasant scenery ...

  • Summit LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This easy stroll around the mostly forested shoreline of Summit Lake is suitable for hikers of all ages. The popular trail is a favorite for ...

  • Sifford LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  5.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This easy trail provides access to a lightly forested bench that holds a handful of scenic lakes suitable for both dayhikers and backpackers. ...

  • Upper Kings CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Mineral, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Easy
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This very short trail follows a stretch of Kings Creek downstream from the picnic area to the Main Park road.