Cypress Trailhead

Area Status: Unknown

This large trailhead offers the best equestrian access for the Thousand Lakes Wilderness. Plenty of parking and turn around room for vehicles and trailers.

The Cypress Trail has a moderate climb of 1000 feet before dropping down to beautiful Lake Eiler and the lower lakes.  A connector trails offers access to the upper lakes just 3 miles away and to the majestic Magee Peak.

Conditions may change rapidly. Be prepared for inclement weather.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Conditions may change rapidly. Be prepared for inclement weather.
Operational Hours: Late May/ June to October/ Early November
Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Permit Info: No permits required.  Self registration requested
Open Season: Late May/ early June - October
Usage: Light
Best Season: summer
Closest Towns: Hat Creek, Old Station, and Burney
Water: no
Restroom: vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Hat Creek Ranger District PO BOX 220 Fall River Mills CA 96028 530-336-5521

General Information


Trail head has plenty of parking for trailers.

General Notes:

Please pack out garbage

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Dispersed Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Horse Riding


Parking: Plenty of room for trailers. Ideal for equestrians.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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