Heiser Lake Trail

Area Status: Open
Lake surrounded by trees

This trail leads to a small, shallow lake that is mild for swimming. There are views from the west end. The trail has a lot of ups and downs. Hikers can continue on to Bull Run Lake and the Stanislaus Meadow Trailhead on Highway 4.

The trail begins at the Mosquito Lakes Trailhead on Highway 4; the distance to the lake from there is 2.5 miles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)
Permit Info: This trail enters the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness; a wilderness permit required for overnight camping in the wilderness.
Operated By: US Forest Service


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Difficulty Level: Moderate


Difficulty Level: Moderate

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