Best trails in Caribou Wilderness, California

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Looking for a great trail in Caribou Wilderness, California? AllTrails has 8 great hiking trails, forest trails, lake 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 7 moderate trails in Caribou Wilderness ranging from 4.7 to 12.3 miles and from 6,397 to 7,165 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cypress Lake
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
#2 - Gem Lake
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
#3 - Hay Meadows Loop
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
A swath of lakes nestled in the southern Caribou Wilderness make this loop a pleasurable day hike, or overnight. There are a number of places to fish, camp, and swim. Show more
#4 - Caribou Lake to Triangle Lake Loop
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 4 h 29 m
#5 - Hay Meadows to North Divide Lake
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 4 h 31 m
#6 - Posey and Beauty Lake Loop
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
#7 - Silver, Echo and Trail Lakes
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 4 h 56 m
This is a national forest trail which follows along the border of the Caribou Wilderness starting at Silver Lake. There is a campground and trailhead at Echo lake providing the option to start from that direction as well. This trail is also designated for mountain biking.Show more
#8 - Caribou Lake to Triangle Lake Loop
Caribou Wilderness
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m