Hat Creek Headwaters


7.2 miles  1,400' elevation gain

best season: 
mid July-Oct

1:55 drive

dogs not allowed

Three gorgeous lakes and an exquisite meadow, what more do you want?

These are the headwaters of Hat Creek, well-known as a trout stream to the north of the Park.

The shuttle is easy with a bicycle (drop it off at the end before you start hiking), or use a car.

This hike is in Lassen National Park; owned by the public, managed by Lassen National Park. No backpacking.

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Maps  (Aug 2017 edition)

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KML track of hike