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#54 of 90 state parks in California

Best trails in Burton Creek State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Burton Creek State Park, California? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Burton Creek State Park ranging from 2.8 to 9.4 miles and from 6,266 to 7,680 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Burton Creek State Park is a beautiful wooded park on the northwestern side of Lake Tahoe. There are over six miles of trails here for hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. Visitors can even hike some of the Tahoe Rim Trail starting in this park.

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Map of trails in Burton Creek State Park
Park information
Acreage:
1,890 acres
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
530-525-7232
Helpful links
Top trails (7)
#1 - Rocky Ridge Road, Silver Trail, Antone Meadows and Burton Creek
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Burton Creek State Park has been described as Lake Tahoe's secret state park. Burton Creek is a spectacular watershed of over 2000 acres tucked away in the hills overlooking Tahoe's North Shore just oShow more
#2 - Burton Creek State Park Road, Purple Trail and Burton Creek Loop
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Burton Creek State Park Road, Purple Trail and Burton Creek Loop is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Tahoe City, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as Show more
#3 - Mount Watson
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
Mount Watson is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tahoe City, California that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#4 - Burton Creek, Purple, Outer Blue, Orange, Red Loop
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 13 m
Burton Creek, Purple, Outer Blue, Orange, Red Loop is a 6.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Tahoe City, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#5 - Green, Antone Meadows, Whoop Dee Doo Loop
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 9.4 mi • Est. 4 h 16 m
Green, Antone Meadows, Whoop Dee Doo Loop is a 9.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tahoe City, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail ofShow more
#6 - Antone Meadows and Whoop Dee Doo Loop Trail
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 3 h 43 m
Antone Meadows and Whoop Dee Doo Loop Trail is a 9.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tahoe City, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail Show more
#7 - Western States Tahoe Rim Connector and Moto OTB
Burton Creek State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
Western States Tahoe Rim Connector and Moto OTB is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tahoe City, California that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trShow more