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Best trails in Etna

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Looking for a great trail near Etna, California? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, forest 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 9 moderate trails in Etna ranging from 0.9 to 21.8 miles and from 2,926 to 7,460 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 Etna
Top trails (14)
#1 - Paynes Lake Trail
Etna, California
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
#2 - Log Lake Trail
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
This off-trail route leads to a sweet lakeside campsite. This is a short hike but requires route-finding skills. 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 closed or impassable during winter.Show more
#3 - PCT: CA Section Q - Etna Summit to Seiad Valley [CLOSED]
Klamath National Forest
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Length: 54.8 mi • Est. Multi-day
#4 - Steinacher Trail
Etna, California
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 42 m
#5 - Taylor Lake Trail [CLOSED]
Klamath National Forest
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 21 m
#6 - Paynes Lake via Pacific Crest Trail [CLOSED]
Klamath National Forest
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 6 h 5 m
#7 - Russian Wilderness Loop [CLOSED]
Russian Wilderness
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 17 m
#8 - Upper Ruffey Lake [CLOSED]
Klamath National Forest
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
#9 - Statue Lake - Bingham Lake [CLOSED]
Russian Wilderness
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 26 m
#10 - Mule Bridge Trail [CLOSED]
Marble Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 21.8 mi • Est. 10 h 52 m
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