Lewis Creek National Recreation Trail

Area Status: Open
Lewis Creek Trail Corlieu Falls

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

Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Oakhurst
Water: No
Restroom: No

General Information

General 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.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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3.5 miles

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