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Fishermen's Trail, CA

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Difficulty 1.5 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1 mile
Trailhead Elevation 600 feet
Elevation Gain 110 feet
Accumulated Gain 190 feet
Avg Time One Way 0.5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 1.63
Interest Perennial Creek
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Sun  7:23am - 4:43pm
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Overview
This a short trail that follows the shoreline of the Keswick Dam reservoir, it is one of the oldest trails in the area.

Warning
One part of the trail can potentially be flooded if the river level is very high, but it is usually passable.


Hike
The trail begins right at the West end of Keswick Dam, where there is a sign indicating the name of the trail. It is a single track dirt trail that has views of the river/reservoir almost the entire way. At about 2/3 of a mile, the trail divides at a fork. Both options lead back to each other after a short distance. One stays closer to the river, and the other strays slightly away and is somewhat of a shortcut. After the two paths meet each other again, the trail continues uphill to meet up and end at the Sacramento River Rail Trail. At this end of the trail, there is an uphill power line road that can be followed for a hundred yards or so for a nice view of Mt. Lassen and a panorama of the river and Keswick Dam.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$
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    Directions
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    To hike
    From Redding, CA-44
    7.2 mi. About 15 mins
    1.Head north on Hilltop Dr toward Dana Dr2.4 mi
    2.Turn left onto Lake Blvd E0.1 mi
    3.Continue straight onto Lake Blvd0.1 mi
    4.Keep left to stay on Lake Blvd1.8 mi
    5.Turn left onto Keswick Dam Rd2.8 mi

    13806-16086 Keswick Dam Rd, Redding, CA 96001, USA
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