Squaw Peak Trail

MODERATE 1 reviews
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Squaw Peak Trail is a 14.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Alturas, California that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
14.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3520 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

views

wildlife

Directions from Alturas: The Pepperdine Campground and Trailhead is one hour from Alturas via County Road 56 and Parker Creek Road. Parking is limited.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Wonderful trail. Very diverse terrain ranging from dry rocky ground to thick pine trees. Spectacular views of Alturas as well as views into Surprise Valley area and Nevada. Campgrounds for both people and horses at Pepperdine (the Trail head)