Horseshoe Lake Trail

EASY 1 reviews

Horseshoe Lake Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Westwood, CA that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, canoeing, and whitewater kayaking and is accessible from July until October.

2.8 miles 560 feet Out & Back

kid friendly




whitewater kayaking



wild flowers


Directions from Chester: Drive eastward on Highway 36 to Chester Valley Road. Turn left on this road and travel one mile to Juniper Lake Road. Turn right on Juniper Lake Road and drive northward. The road turns to dirt 7.5 miles before reaching the campground. Pass the campground and continue northward 2 miles to the trailhead by the ranger station.

1 year ago

Peaceful little hike in late July. The dirt road getting to the trailhead was rough in places, but was worth it. Beautiful night sky.