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Myrtle Creek Trail
Myrtle Creek Trail

User Types: Interpretive - Hiker

Mileage: 1.0 miles

Difficulty: Easy

Elevations: Low - 250' / High - 500'

Topo Quads: Hiouchi, California

Associated Trails: None

For more information, see the Myrtle Creek Trail Recreation Opportunity Guide (ROG)

General Info: This trail begins right off Highway 199 near the intersection with South Fork Road (Smith River). The trail follows an old gold mining ditch which parallels Myrtle Creek. Lush-thick vegetation, redwoods and wildflowers are found along the way. Trail takes approximately 1 hour to hike round trip. There is also access to the to fishing the Smith River.

Access: The trailhead is located at Milepost 7.0 on Highway 199, 10 miles east of Crescent City and 8 miles west of Gasquet. Park on the south (river) side of the highway. Use caution when crossing Hwy 199 to reach the trailhead.

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