Deer Creek Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

4.6 miles round-trip; day use only.  Trailhead accessible at the Red Bridge crossing over Deer Creek, on Highway 32.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This dispersed area is generally always open to the public. The area is not currently maintained, use at your discretion.
Operational Hours: Day use hours are 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.
Fees None.
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: Spring
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Include: campfires in rings only with valid CA campfire permit, all animals must be on a leash, pack it in, pack it out.
Closest Towns: Chico, CA, Chester, CA
Water: Non-potable stream
Restroom: None.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Almanor Ranger District



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River and Stream Fishing

Access Deer Creek for fishing.  Open season is the last Saturday in April through November 15.  Catch and release only using artificial lures with barbless hooks.

Permit required?: Y
Hours of Operation: 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
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