Lyons Creek Trail

HARD 74 reviews
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Lyons Creek Trail is a 12.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Pollock Pines, 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 August until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
12.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
2342 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

backpacking

hiking

trail running

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wildlife

rocky

Sylvia and Lyons Lakes is a 10 mile out and back trail located near Pollock Pines, California that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking.

hiking
19 days ago

Nice day hike not too far from Sacramento. Easy grade throughout the hike, until just before reaching Lyons Lake. The trail up to the lake is steep but short and the lake was spectacular. We had the trail to ourselves for the entire ten mile out and back in mid week in early October. This trail appears like it would be pretty soupy early in the season, so one probably more enjoyable for most later in the season.

21 days ago

1 month ago

E xxx cellent hike!

hiking
1 month ago

backpacking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

1 month ago

nice track! stay to the left of Lyons creek as you approach the saddle.

hiking
1 month ago

Lyons lake was super pretty!

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike along a river. In September all the snow has melted and there were still wildflowers and plenty of water in the creeks and river. Lyons Lake is beautiful and worth the climb up the rocky hillside.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
2 months ago

walking
3 months ago

Love this hike, but no longer have a hiking buddy. Anyone interested!? I am a beginner hiker willing to get back to it and get healthier!! Thanks

hiking
3 months ago

3 months ago

Great hike! Flowers in full bloom. Just a tiny bit of snow left.

hiking
3 months ago

Beautiful Hike!

hiking
3 months ago

Super dog friendly with plenty of water for them the whole way there. My destination was Mount Price but you soon see that the huge rocks and scrambling isn't ideal for them. Its cold in the morning. Like 38 degrees cold. I went as far into the valley from Lyons Lake and needed my sweatshirt again. This was at 12 pm. I started my hike around 8 am. So it did take my dog and I a while but it was worth it. If you want to fully enjoy this whole area give yourself 8 hours.

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago