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Best trails in Callahan

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Looking for a great trail near Callahan, California? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, trail running trails, lake trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Castle Crags State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Lake Siskiyou (Siskiyou County Flood Control District) or Mount Shasta City Park. Ready for some activity? There are 11 moderate trails in Callahan ranging from 3.6 to 16.9 miles and from 4,406 to 7,562 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Callahan
Top trails (13)
#1 - Statue Lake Trail
Russian Wilderness
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
Statue Lake Trail is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Callahan, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#2 - Boulder Lakes Loop
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 39 m
Unlike some of the deep, rocky cirques found elsewhere in the Trinity Alps, East Boulder Lake and its smaller siblings sit in the middle of a sprawling basin with plenty of open meadows and commandingShow more
#3 - Little Duck and Big Duck Lake
Russian Wilderness
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 5 h 21 m
Little Duck and Big Duck Lake is a 9.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Callahan, California that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#4 - Kangaroo Lake Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 30 m
Kangaroo Lake Trail is a 1.1 mile out and back trail located near Callahan, California that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping and is Show more
#5 - East Boulder Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 16.9 mi • Est. 8 h 52 m
East Boulder Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail is a 16.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Callahan, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a nuShow more
#6 - Bear Lakes (Big Bear, Little Bear and Wee Bear) via Bear Creek
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 11.8 mi • Est. 7 h 7 m
Beautiful trail to Big Bear Lake, then cross country to Little and Wee Bear Lakes Show more
#7 - South Fork Lakes Trail
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
South Fork Lakes Trail is a 5.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Callahan, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, campShow more
#8 - Fish Lake Trail
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Twin Lakes and Fish Lake are shallow little ponds that sit in an isolated drainage northwest of Deadman Peak. This one is subject to cattle grazing. Free wilderness permit required for overnight visiShow more
#9 - Fox Creek and Mavis Lakes
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Explore four small lakes in this forested basin. This quiet corner of the Trinity Alps is best for trips when you want drop-dead solitude over drop-dead scenery - at least compared with the granite heShow more
#10 - Mill Creek and Washbasin Lakes Trail
Trinity Alps Wilderness
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 4 h 10 m
Free wilderness permit required for overnight visitors. Free campfire permits required for fires and camp stoves. Trails in the Trinity Alps are always open: however, most trailhead access roads are cShow more
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