Weaverville, CA Trails and Parks

Weaverville has 57 trails in the vicinity, including 54 hiking trails and 33 for backpacking. These trails range from 3.8 to 37 miles in length. The most popular trails are Canyon Creek Lakes and L Lake (Backpacking), Tangle Blue Creek & Lake (Backpacking) and Four Lakes Loop. Trails.com member Josh C. recently completed Canyon Creek Lakes.
  • Stuart Fork Trail to Emerald and Sapphire LakesView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  3 days
    •  30 miles
    •  Guide

    These tantalizingly named lakes lie at the end of a trail that crosses one of the largest alpine meadows in the Trinity Alps. There are numerous ...

  • Smith and Morris LakesView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  20.6 miles
    •  Guide

    If there were a queen of the Trinity Alps, her throne would be somewhere in the vicinity of Smith Lake. Perched on a majestic bench below Sawtooth ...

  • Boulder Creek Lakes and Forbidden CreekView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack (2 to 3 nights)
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    Boulder Creek Lakes is a collection of shallow pools and minilakes spread over a wide granite bench that hangs above the west side of the Canyon ...

  • Rattlesnake Creek to Papoose LakeView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  25.6 miles
    •  Guide

    For years Papoose Lake has managed to fly just under the radar screen when it comes to renowned Trinity Alps destinations. Overshadowed by more ...

  • Boulder LakesView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Depending on your point of view, Boulder Lake is either one of the best or one of the worst destinations in the Trinity Alps. If you like maximum ...

  • Long CanyonView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  13.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Fortunately, Long Canyon is prettier than it is long—otherwise the hike up this steep-sided gorge might seem long indeed. As it is, a stunning ...

  • Tangle Blue Creek & Lake (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  2 days
    •  6.5 miles
    •  Guide

    A dose of mystique surrounds the naming of Tangle Blue Lake: an early resident journeying to the delightful area after a long evening of hearty ...

  • Stoney Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  17 miles
    •  Guide

    It’s a long haul up the Stoney Ridge Trail, and one could make a strong argument for using a less daunting route to reach the same destination ...

  • Sacramento River - Redding to Balls FerryView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    • Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing  
    •  5 to 7 hours
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    With dependable flows, this big, fast river is extremely popular for boating, fishing, and rafting as it flows through the expanse of the upper ...

  • North Fork Trinity River to Grizzly LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    If I were handed the raw materials—blocks of granite, sweet clear water, permanent snowfields, idyllic meadows, majestic waterfall—and allowed ...

  • Granite Peak TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    If you’re a glutton for punishment and a pushover for great views, you’ll love the hike to Granite Peak. Rising 4,400 feet in 4.2 miles, the ...

  • Alpine LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  16.6 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail to Alpine Lake has a split personality: first comes an easy, mostly level stroll along the shady banks of Stuart Fork, followed by ...

  • Deer Creek TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike connector
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Deer Creek Trail is a useful connecting trail that links Stuart Fork to the Four Lakes Loop. It can also be used to create a number of loops ...

  • Stuart ForkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack (3 to 5 nights)
    •  29 miles
    •  Guide

    Stuart Fork Trail is like a highway into the heart of the Trinity Alps. Not so much because it’s as crowded as a freeway during rush hour (though ...

  • Rush Creek Lakes (Kinney Camp) TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  14.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the alternative route to Rush Creek Lakes. The recommended route is 3 miles shorter, but requires a steep off-trail scramble that some ...

  • East Weaver Lake; Rush Creek LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Rush Creek Lakes (there are four, plus assorted ponds) are close to Weaverville as the bird flies, but birds are about all you’ll find here ...

  • East Fork LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Day hike or backpack
    •  10.4 miles
    •  Guide

    East Fork Lakes is one of those lost-and-forgotten corners of the Trinity Alps. The small lake is not much more than a little pond, really, tucked ...

  • Canyon Creek LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  Backpack
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    All of Canyon Creek’s attractions—waterfalls, sweeping granite cliffs, sparkling lakes, spectacular views, swimming holes of near-perfect proportions—can ...

  • Bobs Farm TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  Day hike connector
    •  4.4 miles

    Any description of Bobs Farm Trail must start with a disclaimer: Do not attempt this route if you don’t like steep trails. Mile for mile and ...

  • Canyon Creek Lakes and Boulder Creek LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  3 - 4 days
    •  23.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Surround yourself with steep, jagged granite peaks. Sunbathe on flat, house-sized granite slabs. Wander through lush meadows. Swim in deep, cool ...

  • Four Lakes LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  3 - 4 days
    •  23.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Glacial cirques, high mountain passes, and panoramas of the Trinity Alps and other mountain ranges await you on this hike, as do clear streams ...

  • Bear LakesView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  5-7 hours/2 days
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The hike to the Bear Lakes is a journey into glaciated alpine splendor with granite crags, rushing creeks, large lakes, and lots of potential ...

  • Canyon CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  8-10 hours/2days
    •  16 miles
    •  Guide

    Canyon Creek is a journey into the heart of the Trinity Alps, boasting large waterfalls, meadows, glittering lakes, towering alpine peaks, and ...

  • Canyon Creek FallsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    • Hiking  
    •  4 hours
    •  8.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A paved road into a box canyon provides rare convenient access to an otherwise remote albeit grand mountain kingdom. The creek remains within ...

  • New River and Slide Creek to Historic Mining District and Eagle Creek (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Weaverville, CA

    •  3-6 days
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    There’s a good chance you might not see another soul on this 24-mile semiloop trip through the remote western Trinity Alps. However, solitude ...