Mule Ridge Trail is a 14.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Redding, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, horses, and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
Challenging day hike. Great views. Watch out for ticks. My dog came back with several passengers. Map: http://www.blm.gov/pgdata/etc/medialib/blm/ca/pdf/redding.Par.19842.File.dat/Mule_Ridge_and_Swasey_Map_Scanned.PDF