Explore the most popular dog friendly trails near Klamath Falls with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

birding
1 month ago

The birds! The trail is well maintained, the dam is a plus. Bird watching shacks are very convenient close to the river. Flat enough to jog and run (kids). Not much shade, lots of sun.

This use to be one of my favorite hikes. The 2017 fire turned the trail into a moonscape from the trail head to Heavenly Twins Lake. I went in October and the trail was in fair condition. Watch your step because I fell through in two spots where I think a root burned under the trail. Because I use to love that trail. I found it to be a depressing hike.

Easy trail with a large variety of birds. Beautiful scenery along the river.

hiking
3 months ago

Beautiful, easy going trail. Gets really cold come winter because of it being so close to the water. There are several hidden secrets just off the trail if you're paying attention! One of my personal favorites.

snowshoeing
3 months ago

beautiful this time of year, lots of snow, clear trail.

great walk

birding
5 months ago

Easy walking with a nice variety of birds.

hiking
5 months ago

This isn’t a trail. It involves driving to the saddle between Aspen Butte and Little Aspen Butte. Then it’s a matter of bushwhacking up the side of Aspen Butte. Last time I took this hike the woods were full of down trees, so there was a lot of zig-zagging on the way. There are also boulder fields to consider. The view from the top is spectacular.
Get the details at https://explore.globalcreations.com/places/usa/climbing-aspen-butte/

hiking
6 months ago

This was a beautiful walk and the lake was well worth it. There are some small ponds on the way which are beautiful in their own way as well.

Couldn't find the trail. Went via Clover Creek TH as summit post.org suggested. The trail was snowy and muddy so lost it before reaching Aspen Butte trail I guess. Not well marked at all. Clover Creek itself was pretty. Not much for views, not sure I'd do it again.

Very pleasant hike through a pine forest. Very clean, easy-to-follow trail, even after an inch or two of fresh snow. Flat from trailhead to Varney creek crossing (~1.2 m), then a very gradual, evenly-graded incline towards the loop - never steep. Walked to the loop and back in 3.5 h, including breaks. Our GPS agreed with the posted mileage of 4.5 m to the loop (not 4.26). Past outdated reviews note trees on trail; the trail is now completely clean.

Had the trail to myself hiking to Lake Harriette yesterday. Beautiful scenery, and I’d call it a mildly moderate trail. I was able to hike the 5.8 miles to the lake in just over an hour and a half. Such a peaceful place, and I got to have a one and one with a bald eagle! I’ll definitely be returning.

i like this hike and have done it a handful of times. cold weather came early this year. we camped at Como but woke up to spitting snow and fog. pretty fall foilage, quiet, clean trail.

hiking
7 months ago

Such a pretty trail! Not another single person around which made for a lovely hike.

Amazing trail with wildlife! It's was raining and the winds were soft! Definitely recommend!

Went to Harriett lake , beautiful scenery , peaceful 9/15/17-9/17/17

First trail the kids and I hit since moving here. Nice easy path to follow. Though we only went up about about 2 miles ("my legs are tiiired") it wasn't difficult at all. We hiked at the end of August so there weren't any bugs and we had plenty of shade. We'll definitely go again and finish it!

backpacking
8 months ago

Good hike, middle of summer (July 20th) was hot during the hike in and out, especially closer to the trail head. The hike is steadily up hill the whole way until you get to the base of the caldera, then it becomes a bit steeper. First you come to Eb and Zeb lakes and then Lake Como where there is at least one camp site. We kept going to Lake Harrriette which is beautiful! Several camp sites around the north and north east section of the lakes. We were the only ones there on a Friday night but passed 3-4 groups of day hikers on the way out Saturday morning. We didn't have time to make the full loop so we hiked out the same way we came in. Only complaint is the mosquitoes. We were warned that they were bad in June and early July but mid-late July was still pretty bad. Consider yourself warned. Great hike, only bad part was the little devils.

hiking
9 months ago

Great trail, a couple of tree's on the trial. But easy to go around. The lake was beautiful.

Good loop with lots of beautiful lakes. The trail that connects Blue Lake Basin back over to Meadow Lakes area is not well maintained. A lot of over, under, and around fallen trees. It really slowed our pace and it was during the major elevation change which is difficult anyway.

hiking
9 months ago

Very well maintained with nice views of Mt. McLoughlin.

hiking
10 months ago

I found this link to be really helpful:
http://www.summitpost.org/aspen-butte/227989
It describes 3 different ways to get to the top, and includes the starting point for each route.

great hike. Beautiful views of Klamath Falls, the lake and the mountains.

10 months ago

Hiked this on July 6th....still had some snow patches! Made for a great solo hike and Puck Lake was calm and clear. Perfect hike to try out my new Black Diamond poles (especially on the initial switchbacks). Please follow all camping/fire restrictions and Leave No Trace!

Exposed, short, and flat. Pretty river view the whole trail.

Couldn't find the trailhead. The directions took us up some access roads for a few miles and finally dead ended at a downed tree. We hiked for bit after that and couldn't find an actual trail. Any day outside is a good day and, at least, it was an adventure.

trail running
10 months ago

It's a little short but a good place for a run.

Our expectations were high and we were disappointed. The term "falls" is used loosely. Access to the marked river access trails off the main trail are overgrown and not kept up.

can hear the creek for most of the hike. July hike and snow started about 4 miles in. would not rate moderate, rather gentle incline. More of Easy trail. lake is spectacular. will hike again.

hiking
11 months ago

fun hour hike.

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