Disaster Creek Loop Trail is a 15.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Markleeville, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and horses and is best used from May until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
A loop trail that hits part of the PCT and some beautiful scenery. This trail is a hard 18 miles to start all the way up to Paradise Valley and out of the valley. From there it levels out as it hits the PCT for a few miles and then down into Boulder Lake. The trail down from Boulder Lake is steep and rocky for about 1 mile then levels out at the river and from there it is a level 3 miles back to the start.