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Mosquito Lake to Pacific Valley Trail is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Markleeville, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, camping, nature trips, and horses and is best used from June until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Length 3.9 mi Elevation gain 606 ft Route type Out & Back
Dog friendly Kid friendly Camping Hiking Horseback riding Nature trips Running Forest Lake Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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This is a Mokelumne Coast to Crest Trail Day Hike in the Upper Mokelumne River Canyon segment of this 300+ mile trail. See more www.mc2ct.org. The MCCT is not fully built and signed yet, but major portions are open. This trail was started over 30 years ago! The trail between Mosquito Lake and Pacific Valley was completed in 2015, two weeks before the Butte Fire that destroyed over 500 Calaveras County properties. This tiny segment made possible, for the first time, the ability to travel between Ebbetts Pass and Lake Alpine without walking next to HWY 4 or traveling on a multi-day inland trip.

This trail goes up and over a ridge, providing spectacular views of Pacific Valley below. Views are found off-trail near the cliff. Hike carefully.

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Kerry K
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Marla Fowler
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Heron Hilbach-barger
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Jeffery Bowling
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Lisa Untrauer
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Suzanne Harmon
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Michelle Trabucco
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