This 15 mile trail, located at he southern edge of the Smith River NRA, follows the National Recreation Area boundary. Elk Hole (at 1.5 miles) and Flatiron Lake (at 6.5 miles) provide water and views of surrounding mountains. The trailhead is at the end of the Gasquet/Orleans Road, a two hour drive on paved road from the Smith River NRA Visitor Center.
Directions: From Crescent City, Take Hwy. 101 to the junction with Hwy. 199. Go east on 199 to South Fork Road. Turn right on South Fork Rd and continue on to the Gasquet Orleans Rd. The trailhead is located at the end of the Gasquet Orleans Road, a two hour drive from the Smith River NRA Visitor Center.
Elevation: 5,000 feet
Ending Elevation: 5,700 feet
Elevation Gain: 700 feet
Distance: 15 miles
- Be the first to Review
Six Rivers National Forest, California
Review by Wildernet Copyright © 2010 Wildernet.com all rights reserved.
- Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA Hotel Prices Made Easy
Orbitz.com - Just Orbitz and go!
- Hotel Deals in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA
Expedia.com - Don't just travel. Travel right!
- Book Now with Cheap Tickets and Save on Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA Hotels!
CheapTickets.com - Just click. You're there.
- Find the best rates for hotels in Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, CA
Kayak.com - Life's a trip.