North Fork Trinity River to Grizzly Lake is a 32.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Big Bar, California that features a waterfall 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.
This is an outstanding ramble along the idyllic North Fork Trinity River to heavenly Grizzly Lake. You need more than a weekend to do it right, but in return you get to experience both a quiet river drainage and a spectacular lake tucked into a granite cirque below the Trinity Alps' highest peak. Free wilderness permit required for overnight visitors; free campfire permits required for fires and camp stoves. Trails are always open; however, most trailheads access roads are closed or impassable during winter. Note to anglers: Check with the CA Department of Fish & Wildlife before casting a line. The North Fork is subject to fishing restrictions to protect endangered species.