Lake Almanor Recreation Trail

Area Status: Open
View on the Almanor Recreation Trail

This trail is an easy to moderate 19 mile round trip opportunity.  Park at the junction of Highway 89 and forest road 27N52 to begin.  Users may also access the trail from numerous points along Highway 89 for shorter 4 to 5 mile round trips.  The trail winds through a mixed conifer forest with spectacular views of Lake Almanor, Dyer Mountain, and Lassen Peak.  Watch for wildlife as you may see bald eagles, osprey, and goshawk.  The Lake Almanor Recreation Trail is closed to all motorized vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Please use caution. The Lake Almanor Recreation Trail was impacted by fire in 2021, hazardous conditions may exist. The trail has not yet been cleared for the 2024 summer season, debris may be present on the trail.
Operational Hours: Day use hours are 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Pets allowed on-leash. Motor vehicles and E-bikes are strictly prohibited. 
Closest Towns: Chester, CA
Restroom: Vault toilets at campgrounds


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