No Mans Trailhead


Area Status: Open

This is the trailhead for the Clear Creek National Recreation Trail and follows Clear Creek approximately 22 miles, all the way to Young's Valley. This trail provides visitors with spectacular views of the Siskiyou Wilderness. Originally built in 1928, this trail served many years as a fire access trail. There are several creek crossings on this trail that may be dangerous during periods of high water. Rattlesnakes are common between No Mans Trailhead and Trout Camp. Not recommended for stock.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The trailhead camping area was burned by wildfire in 2017 and camping is not recommended due to hazard trees. 
Fees: No fee
Permit Info: No wilderness permits are required for day or overnight stays in the Siskiyou Wilderness. A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
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.
Closest Towns: Happy Camp 16 miles
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Happy Camp west on Hwy 96 approx. 8 miles to Forest Road 15N32. Turn right and the trailhead is approx. 8 miles on gravel road.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Dispersed Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

This is the trailhead for the Clear Creek National Recreation Trail and follows Clear Creek approximately 22 miles, all the way to Young's Valley. This trail provides visitors with spectacular views of the Siskiyou Wilderness. Originally built in 1928, this trail served many years as a fire access trail. There are several creek crossings on this trail that may be dangerous during periods of high water. Rattlesnakes are common between No Mans Trailhead and Trout Camp. Not recommended for stock.

General Info:

Permits & Regulations

Please pack out all trash. Do not burn or bury trash and food waste. Bury human waste in at least 6 inches or more of soil, at least 100 feet away from any lake, stream, water course or trail.


Safety Information

A good map, compass and trail guide are recommended for safe travel through the wilderness.


Fire Information A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.7289

  Longitude : 
-123.5353