South Fork Lakes Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Forks of Salmon, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and camping and is best used from May until June. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
4.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,387 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

camping

hiking

trail running

lake

views

wildlife

snow

Directions from Fort Jones: Follow Highway 3 south for 25 miles to the Callahan-Cecilville Road turnoff (County Hwy. 1C02/93). Continue on this paved, two-lane road for another 10 miles to Carter Meadows Summit Trailhead.

5 months ago

Great hike with a difficult last leg to get up the mountain. Well worth the effort to camp at such a beautiful area.

4 months ago

hiking
Thursday, September 28, 2017

hiking
Sunday, June 29, 2014