Butte Lake, Cluster Lakes and Cinder Cone Loop

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Butte Lake, Cluster Lakes and Cinder Cone Loop is a 20.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near McArthur, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and backpacking and is best used from June until October.

Distance: 20.3 miles Elevation Gain: 2,746 feet Route Type: Loop

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A moderately trafficked loop trail that combines the best of the Cluster Lakes Loop trail and the Butte Lake - Snag Lake - Cinder Cone Loop Trail. It's best traveled from June to early October. It makes a fantastic overnight backpacking trip. It's relatively easy, since there's not a lot of elevation gain. But the distance may intimidate some. When near the cinder cone and fields, ensure you stay on the trail at all times. The ascent of the cinder cone is by far the most difficult section of the hike.

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