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Best trails in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, California? AllTrails has 26 great hiking trails, trail running 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 13 moderate trails in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest ranging from 4.6 to 44.1 miles and from 5,045 to 10,016 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Upper Kinney Lake Via PCT
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Upper Kinney Lake Via PCT is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Markleeville, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#2 - Highland Peak Via PCT
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 7 h 34 m
Highland Peak from Ebbetts PassShow more
#3 - Tamarack Lake Trail (Twin Lakes)
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 55 m
Beautiful High Sierra lake near Twin Lakes at Bridgeport. Featuring beautiful high desert and alpine views of the Eastern Sierra and Sweetwater Mountains. Route features a pond about a mile before theShow more
#4 - Pine Grove Ghost Town Trail
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 9.5 mi • Est. 4 h 49 m
Pine Grove Ghost Town Trail is a 9.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Yerington, Nevada that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#5 - Grover Hot Springs to Hawkins Peak Trail
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 8 h 48 m
Uphill climb through trees, scree, & granite, to 10,024-foot Hawkins Peak. The trail is flat between the Grover Hot Springs trailhead and the Burnside Lake trailhead. Don't let this fool you! Make Show more
#6 - Burnside Lake Via Grover Hot Springs
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
Burnside Lake Via Grover Hot Springs is a 8 mile out and back trail located near Markleeville, California that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail rShow more
#7 - Carson River Hot Spring
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 44 m
Carson River Hot Spring is a 10.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Markleeville, California that features hot springs and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of Show more
#8 - Secret Lake Loop
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
The eastern side of the loop traverses higher rocky country side until reaching Secret Lake, and is a little more challenging than the western branch, but still relatively easy. The eastern branch of Show more
#9 - Monitor Pass Drive
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 17.6 mi
Please note: this is a scenic drive.Show more
#10 - Charity Valley Trail
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 13.3 mi • Est. 7 h 8 m
Succulent green meadows rifle with wildflowers, brilliant autumnal displays of yellow leaves, dark red-hued mountains patched with white snow, and typically blue skies provide the Carson River drainagShow more
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