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We hike the trails of Lassen National Park and Caribou Wilderness.  Our maps are free to you, the hiker.


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Rules for Lassen National Forest hikes

  • dogs welcome
  • horses welcome
  • bicycles not allowed in Caribou Wilderness or on the Pacific Crest Trail.  Maybe allowed on other trails*.  Welcome on all roads.
  • no permits needed to use the trails
  • campfires and campstoves require a California Campfire Permit**.  Campfires may be prohibited when high fire danger.

* we made written inquiry as to whether bicycles are welcome on the other trails (Heart Lake, Glassburner, Blue Lake, Spencer Meadow, and Rice Creek) but Lassen National Forest ignored our inquiry.  The Lassen National website is mute on this issue as of this writing (June 2010).  We suspect that bicycles may not be allowed, as these trails are in an area proposed for wilderness under the Lassen Forest Plan.

**A campfire permit is required to use a gas stove or make a campfire outside a developed campground.  They are free.  They are good for a calendar year.  You may obtain one from any US Forest Service, CalFire, or US Bureau of Land Management office.