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Address: Lassen National Forest, Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
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Activities: Viewing foliage, Camping, Hiking
Description: Wilderness which offers hiking, camping and viewing of wild flowers.

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GOOD BAD AND THE FUN

Read everyone's review and wanted to add my 50 cents It has been a few years before despite my date. Noticed that someone said bugs and springtime/early summer visits are very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2014
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San Rafael, California
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318 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We took the southern hike, from the Hay Meadows trailhead. When we went in July, the forest service had not removed all the tree fall that was across the trail, so it was kind of hard to get around. But there are some beautiful lakes to hike to...Beauty Lake, Evelyn Lake and Hidden Lakes...and there are many more. We saw... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

This area has many small lakes, wild flowers, and is not heavily used. An average fitness level for easy to moderate hiking. Meadow areas can have mosquitos, be prepared.

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Oroville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If your are a dog lover and have large dogs this isn't the place to go! the staff is intimadated of large breeds and there people skills are about 3rd grade instead of talking there yellers, at 65 years old it , just doesn't work! VERY RUDE STAY AWAY!

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Nortre Califonkneeonee
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127 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Read everyone's review and wanted to add my 50 cents It has been a few years before despite my date. Noticed that someone said bugs and springtime/early summer visits are very buggy-extra strong repellent may not defend you. My son managed to rack up an amazing amount bug bites. Great spot for training Boy Scouts which I was doing. Always... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

My brother loaned us a book with a teeny map, and some directions. A real trail map would have been a lot better. None were available at the parking area, but I did see someone who had one later. We were there for 5 hours (I hike slowly) on a holiday weekend and saw perhaps a dozen people and four... More 

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Chico
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

The Caribou Wilderness has a network of easy walking trails. I have ridden my horse in this are many time. The trails are poorly maintained, which can be a problem for horses. Also, bring plenty of mosquito repellant, particularly early in the year. Fishing is good in the high lakes. I'm not sure if Fish and Games stocks them anymore.... More 

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Susanville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

This lake is a "best kept secret". It is small but serene, like a miniature Lake Tahoe. It is so peaceful there, and a perfect place for a day of kayaking and BBQ. My husband and I take our boys there a few times every summer!

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Chico, California
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

If you like different scenery this is worth a look

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Mineral, California
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

Lot's of bugs, hard to find campsites, and horse manure everywhere. There are much better places to hike and camp in the area. I would avoid Caribou.

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Chico, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

Good hiking, spectacular scenery that is far enough off the beaten path that it is never crowded.

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Address: Lassen National Forest, Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lassen Volcanic National Park

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