Squaw Peak Trail is a 14.5 mile out and back trail located near Alturas, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Directions from Alturas: The Pepperdine Campground and Trailhead is one hour from Alturas via County Road 56 and Parker Creek Road. Parking is limited.
Wonderful trail. Very diverse terrain ranging from dry rocky ground to thick pine trees. Spectacular views of Alturas as well as views into Surprise Valley area and Nevada. Campgrounds for both people and horses at Pepperdine (the Trail head)