Hiking The Owl Creek Trail

The 64th most popular hiking trail in California.

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Northeast of Redding and Alturas, the Owl Creek Trail is a 15 mile hiking route along the Warner Mountain ridge in the South Warner Wilderness Area.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Altruas, head east on CR58 (Parker Creek Road) for about 24 miles. The trail turns off on the right heading south.

The Summit Trail runs parallel to Owl Creek Trail just to the west.

Overall, Owl Creek Trail is the 64th most popular hiking trail of all 88 hikes in California. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Owl Creek Trail including Western States Trail, Salmon Falls Trail, Foothills Divide, Summit Trail, Empire Mine State Park and Folsom Lake State Recreation Area.


Local Contact(s):  Modoc National Forest (530) 279-6116; California Tourism (916) 444-4429.

Recommended Book:  "1,000 Best Hikes In California" from Tom Stienstra

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/modoc/

GPS:  41.4444, -120.2498

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  14965


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