Lake Siskiyou Trail

EASY 39 reviews
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Lake Siskiyou Trail is a 6.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mt Shasta, California that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
518 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

beach

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

This trail circles Lake Siskiyou with several trail heads around the perimeter of the lake. The bridges across the Sacramento River where it enters the lake are removed for winter typically in October and reinstalled in May or June.

hiking
2 hours ago

walking
1 day ago

2 days ago

Several hot spots! Otherwise the hike is along the lake and beautiful.

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2 months ago

Beautiful

2 months ago

walking
7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Awesome easy hike around lake sis. Had to get off the trail quite a bit to stay near the water, so it ended up being almost 8 miles for us.

hiking
10 months ago

mountain biking
10 months ago

10 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
11 months ago

Great hike for our first time using a child hiking pack with our 13 month old. We counted 7.0 miles because we got a little off the path at the end near the camping grounds and it took us around 3 hours to complete (with a few snack breaks too). Will definitely do it again!

hiking
11 months ago

Easy, flat. Prettier view is taking a boat or kayak around the lake, but this is also pretty fantastic for taking a leisurely stroll around.

My only beef is the fact that you couldn't cross over where the Sacramento River is flowing into the lake. So currently, there is no way around the whole trail. If you're going to do it while the river is up, just stay to the right of the marina. Otherwise, you're not going to get very far. It was also cold when we went, so that's why we were not going to walk through the river to get to the other side. If it is warm enough, and you are willing to take your shoes off, would probably be quite refreshing.

Can't really complain about the river flowing, though, considering the drought we've had for years. So, I'll take it! Just a warning to others, though, try to stay to the right of the marina if Lake is at capacity.

hiking
Sunday, June 26, 2016

hiking
Friday, June 24, 2016

Sunday, June 05, 2016