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The Best Backpacking in Burney

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Top backpacking spots in and near Burney

  • Burney, California

    PCT: CA Section O - Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (Castle Crags)

    80.39 mi / 15604 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section O - Burney Falls State Park to Highway 5 (Castle Crags) is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Burney, California.
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  • Old Station, California

    Hike to Snag Lake via the Cinder Cone

    12.5 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Start from the Butte Lake trailhead, off Highway 44 at the north end of Lassen Volcanic National Park. From the parking lot walk past the little boat launch and the trailhead is obvious in front of you.  Be mentally prepared to be walking in loose sand for most of this trip (and bring ankle or kn...
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  • Lassen County, California

    Butte Lake to Snag Lake loop

    14.75 mi / 2126 ft gain
    Butte Lake to Snag Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Lassen County, California

    Cinder Cone Nature Trail

    4.84 mi / 997 ft gain
    Cinder Cone Nature Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Lassen County, California

    Butte Lake to Widow Lake

    7.61 mi / 1132 ft gain
    Butte Lake to Widow Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near McArthur, California.
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  • Lassen County, California

    Lower Twin and Snag Lakes Loop Trail

    14.57 mi / 1778 ft gain
    Lower Twin and Snag Lakes Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Old Station, California.
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  • Lassen County, California

    Butte Lake, Snag Lake, Twin Lake, Silver Lake Loop

    25.49 mi / 3114 ft gain
    Butte Lake, Snag Lake, Twin Lake, Silver Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near is a mile loop trail that takes you by a lake located near.
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  • Old Station, California

    Summit Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Snag Lake, Cinder Cone, Twin Lakes, and Echo Lake loop

    25.43 mi / 1916 ft gain
    Summit Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Snag Lake, Cinder Cone, Twin Lakes, and Echo Lake loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Old Station, California

    Summit, Horseshoe, Snag, Cinder Cone, Rainbow, Twin, and Echo Lakes Loop

    25.58 mi / 3274 ft gain
    Summit, Horseshoe, Snag, Cinder Cone, Rainbow, Twin, and Echo Lakes Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Old Station, California

    Cluster Lakes Loop Trail

    10.56 mi / 1352 ft gain
    Cluster Lakes Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Shasta County, California

    Seven Lake Loop in Lassen Volcanic NP

    11.54 mi / 1545 ft gain
    This hike is one of my favorites for when I only have a weekend to get my nature fix. To start off, visit either the Loomis Museum, Loomis Ranger Station, Butte Lake Ranger Station, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, Warner Valley Ranger Station, or Juniper Lake Ranger Station and pick up a wildern...
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  • Shasta County, California

    Summit Lake, Snag Lake and Horseshoe Lake Loop

    24.01 mi / 2848 ft gain
    Summit Lake, Snag Lake and Horseshoe Lake Loop is a loop trail that is moderately difficult located near Old Station, California.
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  • Shasta County, California

    King's Creek Falls to Devil's Kitchen

    13.86 mi / 2293 ft gain
    King's Creek Falls to Devil's Kitchen Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Mill Creek, California.
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  • Lassen County, California

    Triangle, Turnaround, and Black Lakes Trail

    9.99 mi / 719 ft gain
    Triangle, Turnaround, and Black Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Old Station, California.
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  • Plumas County, California

    Drake Lake Trail

    4.6 mi / 840 ft gain
    The hike starts at the Warner Valley Trailhead and winds up the mountain until you reach the lake. The first 2 miles or so are very pleasant walk through the woods until you reach the last portion which is essentially straight up the mountain side.  This portion of the trail can be very slippery...
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  • Lassen County, California

    Backpack the Caribou Wilderness Lakes Loop

    12 mi
    The caribou lakes loop is very laid back, making it a great start for first time backpackers and kids. Word of caution: in the summer the mosquitos are plenty, I'd recommend this loop for the fall. From the parking lot there is a visible sign pointing you in the direction of the trailhead near Ca...
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