Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail
The Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail (NRT) (21E06) is 3.7 miles long. It begins at Sugar Pine (6S90) and ends at Cedar Valley (6S12). The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, please pack out, what you pack in and help keep our trails clean.
Follow the Lewis Creek NRT along an historic lumber flume route (some remnants can be seen). Sugar Pine Lumber Company used the enormous flume to float milled lumber more than 50 miles to the town of Madera. Corlieu and Red Rock waterfalls please the spirit, as well as, beautiful flora in the spring as you travel this moderate to steep North/South trail. There is a gain of 977 feet in elevation.
At a Glance
General InformationGeneral Notes:
The Lewis Creek National Scenic Trail to Corlieu Falls and Red Rock Falls is a 3.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakhurst, California that features waterfalls, beautiful spring flora and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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Alerts & Warnings
- Bass Lake Ranger District plans to initiate winter/spring prescribed burning
- High Sierra Ranger District plans fall/winter/spring prescribed fire projects
- Forest Order 05-15-00-22-27 SNF-Rec-Site-Road-Trail-Closure
- Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-25 SNF Parking Restrictions
- Forest Order No. 05-15-00-21-24 SNF Camping Restrictions
- High Sierra Ranger District will be changing hours of operation
- Recreation Fee Program Accomplishment Highlights 2021
- Public Meeting Creek Fire Ecological Restoration Project Video
- Seasonal Visitors Center Closure