McGowan National Recreation Trail

Type: Snow Trail
Length: 10.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: In Lassen NF 6 mi. E of Mineral on Forest Rds. 29N22 and 30N16.
State(s): California
Counties: Tehama
Latitude: 40.36522
: -121.56419

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McGowan Lake Cross-Country Ski Area Trail wanders through red and white fir forests, with many spectacular views. This area is located within 3 miles of Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Snow or ice
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 3%
Maximum Grade: 4%
Elevation Low Point: 5,020
Elevation High Point: 6,200
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

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Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Michelle Ahearn
Almanor District Recreation Officer
US Forest Service
Lassen National Forest
PO Box 767
Chester , CA 96020
(530) 258-2141



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