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Welcome To Trinity: Alpine Lakes, Wild & Scenic Rivers & Natural Wonders

Some of the most beautiful scenery and natural lakes are found in the Trinity Alps Wilderness; its snow-capped peaks are reminiscent of the Swiss Alps. The wild and scenic Trinity River offers fishing, kayaking and some of the best white water rafting in Upstate California.  

Weaverville, a Gold Rush-era town on Highway 299, provides a nostalgic step back in time. During the mid-1800’s as many Chinese men and women inhabited the region as did Euro-Americans; all of them searching for the abundant gold found nearby. The Joss House built in 1874, has been in continuous use as a place of worship.

The crystal-clear waters of Trinity Lake, the third largest lake in California, contain a variety of prize fish including trout, smallmouth bass, and King Salmon, perfect for anglers and houseboaters.

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Trinity Lake

Trinity Lake, the third largest lake in California, is uncrowded even during the peak summer months. Whether you have a ski boat, paddle board, kayak, patio boat, or sailboat, there is always a perfect spot on Trinity Lake.

Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park

The Joss House is the oldest continuously used Chinese Taoist temple in California and now a state landmark and park. On display are Chinese art objects, pictures, and mining tools.

Historic Weaverville

Listed in the National Registry of Historic Places, Weaverville's history began in the 1800's as Chinese men and women came to the region with Euro-Americans, all searching for abundant gold.

Rafting the Trinity River

The 165-mile long Trinity River can be enjoyed for nearly year-round kayaking, fishing, rafting, and swimming. Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on class II-V rapids - whether you are a beginner or experienced rafter there is fun for all.

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A Day in Trinity County

Trinity County Attractions

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Trinity Alps, CA 96031
530-623-2121
Please call the Weaverville Ranger Station for info at 530-623-2121. The hike to the falls is 2-3 miles.
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Trinity Center , CA 0
Kickapoo Falls is a very unique waterfall that cascades down a jagged cliff face, making for water flowing in different directions all the way to the base. It begins as a small stream and splays out over the rocks, getting wider on the way down. This waterfall is easily accessible by trail and roadside.
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5465
Junction City , CA 0
Great for a picnic, this waterfall is twice as wide as it is tall and explodes at contact with a boulder pile and into a pool at its base, then it flows to rapids past the pool. Lower Canyon Creek Falls is moderately accessible.
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5467
Junction City , CA 0
Through the Canyon Creek meadow and forested area you will find Middle Canyon Creek Falls. This waterfall is great for white water enjoyment and is moderately accessible.
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Weaverville, CA 96091
(530) 623-2121
The Trinity Unit (Trinity and Lewiston Lakes) of the Shasta-Trinity National Recreation area encompasses four subunits: Lewiston Lake, Trinity Dam, Stuart Fork and North Lake areas. Trinity Lake, when full, has 145 miles of shoreline with many boating options.  Trinity Lake dam is one of the highest earth filled dams in the world. Lewiston Lake lies just downstream from Trinity Dam and just north of the town of Lewiston and is a constant level lake.…
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South Fork of Trinity River National Recreation Trail
CA 0
(503) 623-1782
The trail follows wild and scenic South Fork Trinity River corridor. This trail has gentle grades making it very enjoyable for family hiking. In a few locations the trail does cross private property, so please be respectful. No motorized vehicles are allowed on any portion of the trail. A longer hike is available if you want to continue up river for ten miles to the Double Cabins site at the Wild-Mad Road (FS 29N30).You will…
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Trinity Alps
Weaverville, CA 96093
(530) 623-2121
The second largest wilderness area in California, the Trinity Alps Wilderness nearly doubled in size by the 1984 California Wilderness Act.  In that same year, it was added to the National Wilderness Preservation System.  It currently has over 600 miles of trails and embraces over 500,000 acres of land.Chiseled granite peaks and alpine lakes dot the Trinity Alps Wilderness, with elevations from 2,000 feet in creek drainages to 9,000 feet at summits. This wilderness offers…
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CA 0
Situated below the jagged peaks of the Trinity Alps lies Trinity Lake, one of northern California’s premier destinations for water sports enthusiasts. Opportunities abound for houseboating, swimming, fishing, wake boarding, canoeing, camping or simply relaxing.
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5470
Junction City , CA 0
This small waterfall begins the series of three on Canyon Creek and leads you downstream to Lower Canyon Creek Falls. This waterfall is moderately accessible.
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Weaverville Joss House State Historic Park
Hwy 299 at Oregon St
Weaverville, CA 96093
530-623-5284
In July 1848 Major Pierson B. Reading found gold on a sandbar in the Trinity River, and the following gold rush duplicated those in other parts of California. Though a few Chinese had probably come to California in 1840, there were only 54 Chinese men and one Chinese woman here by early 1848. But several thousand, most from the province of Kwangtung, arrived with the thousands of other gold seekers who came to the region.…
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