14.7 miles 1000' elevation gain
2:40 drive (includes shuttle)
dogs not allowed
This is a hike on the famed Pacific Crest Trail.
It starts with a walk across a dam on the Pit River, and shortly arrives at Burney Falls
6.4 miles in you arrive at at campsites at very large freshwater Arkright Springs
The next day the hike ends at Baum Lake, a birding hot spot. The Crystal Lake fish hatchery is adjacent
It is an excellent late spring hike, while the Sacramento Valley is heating up, but the High Country is still under snow
It is a shuttle hike, you need two cars. In 2021 there is a shuttle service for hikers out of Burney
Maps Apr 2021 edition
This hike is in Lassen National Forest; owned by the public, managed by Lassen National Forest. Backpacking welcomed; campfires welcomed except late Summer & early Fall.