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Snake Lake - Multi Use - Plumas National Forest

Near: Quincy / Bucks LakeCA (Weather)
Number of
6 Total
50 Difficulty: Easy Trail
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Trail Description Open Forest for riding. Trail around Snake Lake plus various old logging roads to ride. Moderate and more difficult terrain, depending on where you travel. Pick up a Plumas National Forest map at the Mt. Hough Ranger Station to assist with your ride plans.
Best Time to Visit May through October
Times to Avoid November through April
Campground This site has been existing for years. Horse camp sites have been added in the last couple of years. This is a multi-use camp. No Fee. Water for the horses can be dipped from the lake or they may be watered at the water crossing area. Horses are not allowed to enter the lake.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Toilet, Tables, Fire rings, Pull through parking 8 horse pens, a mounting step, manure dump area. US FS
Mt. Hough Ranger Dist.
39696 Hwy. 70
Quincy, CA , CA 95971
Directions Hwy. 70/89 Quincy - Take the Bucks Lake Rd. (County Rd. 411 towards Bucks Lake) go approximately 5 to 6 miles. Turn right on Snake Lake Rd. (you will cross over a green bridge) County Rd. 435, go approximately 2 miles to the camp. If you drive on up to Bucks Lake - Summit Parking area(10 mi. +-)you can access various beautiful trails as well as the PCT.
This information was provided by Phyllis Taddei on 4/10/2016 1:50:04 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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