Hayfork Trail For OHV Driving

The 96th most popular off-highway vehicle trail in California.

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Near Eureka in the Mad River Ranger District of the Six Rivers National Forest, the Hayfork Trail is a challenging 4 mile OHV route with 3,400 feet of elevation change. This trail was one of the original travel routes from the pioneer days. It brought people from the Ruth area to connecting trails north to Hayfork and Weaverville.

To reach the trailhead from Trinity County Road 501, north of Ruth Reservoir approximately 1 ½ miles, to Forest Service Road 2S50. Travel approximately ¾ of a mile to the trailhead.

Overall, Hayfork Trail is the 96th most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 102 OHV routes in California. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Hayfork Trail including Usal Road and Samoa Dunes Recreation OHV Area.


Local Contact(s):  CA Visitors (800) GOCALIF.

Recommended Book:  "Guide To Northern California 4WD Trails" from Charles Wells

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

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

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  19217


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