Paddy Flat/Lake Fork Creek Trail #103


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The Paddy Flat/Lake Fork Creek Trail is located east of McCall and connects the Lake Fork Campground with the Paddy Flat area.  The trail travels past Anderson Lake, Boulder Summit, Boulder Lake before reaching the intersection with the Boulder Lake Trail #105 and the North Fork Kennally Creek Trail #102.  The trail continues south through wildflower-sprinkled meadows and evergreens.  There are a few rocky sections where beginning mountain bikers may want to carry their bikes.  The trail is open to the following uses:  Hiking, Horseback Riding from Boulder Lake to Lake Fork Campground, Motorcycle Trail Riding from Forest Road 390 to Boulder Lake.

From the south:  Travel south from McCall on Hwy 55 towards Donnelly.  Turn left on Paddy Flat Road and continue east for 12 miles.  Turn left onto Forest Road 390 and travel north 2 miles.  The trailhead is located at the end of the road. 

From Lick Creek Road:  Travel east from McCall on Lick Creek Road about 9 miles to the Lake Fork Campground.  Continue 1 mile past the campground, across the bridge, and turn right into the dispersed camping area.  Follow the trail for 2 miles, past the Lake Fork Campground.  The Paddy Flat/Lake Fork Creek Trail leaves the East Fork Lake Fork Trail #104 and heads south.

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