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Address: Hwy 36, Susanville, CA 96130
Phone Number: 5302521100

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Beautiful Scenery

I loved walking down the trail, seeing such beauty in the forest, the river was frozen over and the water rushing through below, unbelievable experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
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Susanville, California, United States
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Susanville, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I loved walking down the trail, seeing such beauty in the forest, the river was frozen over and the water rushing through below, unbelievable experience.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We were there to help with an annual running event and off and on this trail for a couple of days. It goes through some great scenery and is an easy hike. There is a shuttle available at the old Railroad Depot to take hikers and cyclists to the various trail heads.

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We followed the advice from other reviews and road west to east. Recommend parking in Westwood close to Shell station (intersection of 38 and A21) if you are staying in Susanville (recommend - nice small Museum, beautiful murals around town, eat at The White House and Pioneer Lodge/Lassen Ale Works). You can then catch the Lassen Rural bus in the... More 

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Susanville, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Spend a half hour or an entire day. There's something for everyone along the Bizz. Biking, hiking, fishing, swimming, bird watching, even bear scat. It's all there and it's free. Fresh air, sunshine, no crowds (so don't go and ruin it for the rest of us). Just kidding...sort of.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Although this trail goes for over twenty miles, it is only a 20 minute walk to a path to a beach on the Susan River suitable for wading. The trail has been created over an old logging rail spur--it is level, broad, and only for foot and bicycle traffic.

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Mosier, Oregon, United States
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

walked with family on this trail. The Ranger at the beginning of it knew next to nothing about it so don't bother asking. We hit the portion around the hobo camp (you will have to interpret this for children) and then set out to find the RR trestle bridge. Several false attempts and then located the access road...I leave it... More 

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Susanville, California
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25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visit the trail often, nearly year round. Sometimes just the two of us, sometimes with visiting family or with grandchildren and their dog. The BLM maintained trail follows alongside the Susan River for about 25 miles. There are places to access the river, bridges, tunnels, beautiful scenery, bicycle riders, old and young walkers. Sometimes we walk for miles. Other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Fun or the whole family, my boys loved it. Exploring all sorts of plantlife, bugs, water holes, really fun, especially if you make it a picnic kind of day :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful trail great scenery have been there in the summer/ spring and just again last week there was still lots of snow and parts if the river were frozen over, have even seen children fishing from the rivers banks.

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Susanville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This converted rail trail is well worth taking time for exploration. The most scenic portion of the trail is from the Historic Susanville Train Depot (on Richmond Road, Susanville) to Goumaz Campground where it parallels the Susan River. Highlights are the two train tunnels, canyon sides and autumn colors. Buses from Susanville are available if you decide to traverse the... More 

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