Haypress Creek Trail is a 7.3 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Alleghany, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and camping and is best used from June until October.
Directions from Sierra City: At the northeast end of Sierra City turn off Hwy. #49 onto Wild Plum Road at the sign for the Wild Plum Campground (the sign is opposite the Yuba River Inn). Follow Wild Plum Road 1 mile to a new trailhead parking facility. Walk the trail from the trailhead 0.8 miles where the trail crosses the road. Walk the road across the bridge and through Wild Plum Campground. About 0.5 miles past the campground the trail takes off from the road to the left. Follow it to an intersection 0.25 miles past a bridge over Haypress Creek. Haypress Creek Trail is to the right.