Hike or Backpack the Dead Falls Lake Trail

Details

Distance

8.1 miles

Elevation Gain

1358 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by The Outbound Collective

Dead Falls Lake Trail is a 8.1 mile trail in Shasta National Forest featuring remote alpine lakes and a spectacular mountain summit, perfect for a long day hike or backpacking adventure.

The Dead Falls Lake Trail is perfect for families, dog, and all adventurers. In the spring and summer, there are gorgeous and abundant wildflowers. There is a perfect lunch spot at Deadfall Lake. 

Close to the gargantuan Shasta, Mount Eddy is the highest peak in the Klamath Mountain. Mount Eddy offers staggering scenery, solitude and a variety of wilderness landscapes. The lake is in a bowl surrounded by gorgeous mountain peaks. Hiking boots are strongly recommended. 

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Fitness
Camping
Photography
Running
Swimming
Backpacking
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Groups
Lake
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole

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Love this hike! Very easy with a beautiful ending point.

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Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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