Fox Creek Lake Trail

Klamath National Forest, California

Distance3.6mi
Elevation Gain1,621ft
Trailhead Elevation5,387ft
Top6,679ft
Elevation Min/Max5387/6679ft
Elevation Start/End5387/5387ft
Fox Creek Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Siskiyou County, California. It is within Klamath National Forest and Trinity Alps Wilderness. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 5,387 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,621 feet. This trail connects with the following: Mavis Lake Trail.

Fox Creek Lake Trail Professional Review and Guide

"The Fox Creek Ridge Trail is the shortest and easiest way to reach Mavis and Fox Creek Lakes, two small lakes in a forested basin on the north side of the Scott Mountain divide (the basin can also be accessed via the Pacific Crest Trail). Each lake has a companion pond, reachable by relatively easy off-trail routes that add to the exploring opportunities. Unlike the other trails on this side of the Scott Mountain divide, which tend to follow canyon bottoms, the Fox Creek Ridge Trail does just what the name implies—follows the spine of a ridge. As such, the forested route has far less cow sign than most other hikes on this side of the divide. Highlights: A pleasant hike to a forested basin with four small lakes to explore."

Fox Creek Lake Trail Reviews

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7/4/2006
Just as the guide warned, the first section is attention getting! But after that it is a wonderful shaded ridge route, very well maintained. Plan to enjoy your lunch in a beautiful setting at the lake.
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Trail Information

Klamath National Forest
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Trinity Alps Wilderness
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