Hat Creek Rim Overlook

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Scenic overlook of the Hat Creek Valley. Interpretive site with access to the Pacific Crest Trail. Picnic tables and vault toilets are located at the overlook, but there is no running water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Hat Creek Rim Overlook is closed for the winter and reopens April 22nd.  Come by to take in the view of the stunning landscape, learn a little about the local history, and perhaps take a walk along the Pacific Crest Trail. 
Operational Hours: dawn to dusk
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee
Open Season: April - Nvember
Usage: Medium
Best Season: spring/summer
Restrictions:  No overnight camping
Closest Towns: Old Station is 3 miles away and the town of Burney is 28 miles away.
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

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Day Hiking

Take a stroll on the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.  The trail crosses the right at the overlook, just follow the sidewalk. 

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