Lovers Camp Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Lover's Camp Trailhead is the starting point for popular hikes to Marble Valley, Sky High Lakes, Red Rock Valley, Little Elk Lake and Deep Lake. The Canyon Creek Trail connects with the PCT. Be sure to park in area designated and not in campsites.

At a Glance

Fees No fee
Permit Info: No wilderness permits are required for day or overnight stays in the marble Mountain Wilderness. A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside developed campgrounds. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire. No permit is required for a campfire in designated fire rings in the campground subject to local fire restrictions.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only in parking lot and developed areas. Do not tie horses to trees, living or dead. Do not tie horses to corral rails or posts. Keep horses away from the creek. Avoid damage to creek bank.
Closest Towns: Fort Jones 24 miles
Water: Water for horses only, Not for Drinking
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Ft. Jones, take the Scott River Rd for approx. 14 miles to the Indian Scotty campground. Continue on the paved road (FS 44N45) and follow the signs for 8 miles to the campground.

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