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Best trails in Bucks Lake Wilderness

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Explore the most popular trails in Bucks Lake Wilderness with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Top trails (4)
#1 - PCT: Bucks Summit, Spanish Peak and Bucks Lake Loop
Bucks Lake Wilderness
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Length: 17.9 mi • Est. 9 h 9 m
Scenic and diverse. Hike along the lake shore, through the forest, and up to the Pacific Crest Trail, to the summit of Spanish Peak, where views of Mount Lassen and the valley below. Show more
#2 - Mill Creek Trail
Bucks Lake Wilderness
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 40 m
Mill Creek Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Meadow Valley, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trShow more
#3 - Bucks Big Loop
Bucks Lake Wilderness
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Length: 17 mi • Est. 8 h 51 m
The hike encompasses most trails within the Bucks Lake Wilderness, and gives offers varied landscapes throughout the wilderness to include Spanish Peak, and the iconic Pacific Crest Trail. Show more
#4 - Bucks Creek Loop
Bucks Lake Wilderness
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Bucks Creek Loop is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Meadow Valley, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nShow more