New River Loop is a 22 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Burnt Ranch, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
History buffs and solitude lovers will appreciate this hike. Free wilderness permit required for overnight visitors. Free campfire permits required for fires and camp stoves. Trails in the Trinity Alps are always open: however, most trailhead access roads are closed or impassable during winter. NOTE: This area was affected by wildfires in 2006 and 2008. Check with rangers on habitat recovery and trail conditions before a trip here. Be aware of poison oak and rattlesnakes.