Drake Lake Trail is a 4.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Chester, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from June until October.
Directions from Chester: Drive westward on Chester Valley Road approximately five miles to Warner Valley Road (County Road 312). Turn right toward Drakesbad and Warner Valley and follow Warner Valley Road 12 miles to the Pacific Crest Trailhead. This road changes to dirt a few miles before reaching the trailhead. It is not recommended for RVs or trailers.