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Beyers Lakes Trail is a more difficult 6.25 mile trail at an elevation of 5,500 feet. From Meadow Lake, a four-wheel-drive trail proceeds west toward Baltimore Lake. At a point about 1.5 miles west of Meadow Lake the four-wheel-drive trail ends, with a good view of French Lake to the north. A foot trail descends across a rocky hillside toward Baltimore Lake, which lies in a heavily timbered basin. There are a number of good campsites and fishing is generally very good.

The trail leaves Baltimore Lakes and climbs over a saddle for a gentle descent into the Beyers Lakes area, a group of four lakes in a rocky landscape with a border of fir trees. From this point the trail continues west to its junction with the Grouse Ridge Trail.

Directions: From Nevada City, Travel east on Hwy. #20 for approximately 22 miles to Hwy. #80. Travel on Hwy. #80 east for 2 miles and take the Eagle Lakes turn off. Parking is at the Indian Springs OHV Trailhead. With a 4 WD vehicle it is a 1.5 mile drive to Eagle Lakes where Grouse Ridge Trail begins. Take Grouse Ridge Trail 1.5 miles to Beyers Lakes Trail.

Elevation: 5,500 feet

Ending Elevation: 7,140 feet

Elevation Gain: 1,640 feet

Difficulty: Moderate

 
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Tahoe National Forest, California


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