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Read everyone's review and wanted to add my 50 cents It has been a few years before despite my... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2014
Chico, California
Next time - a better map

My brother loaned us a book with a teeny map, and some directions. A real trail map would have been... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2013
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Apr 29, 2018
“Amazing place, off the beaten track”
Jul 29, 2015
“Good day hike into some beautiful lakes”
Wilderness which offers hiking, camping and viewing of wild flowers.
Lassen National Forest, Lassen National Forest, CA 96137
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We stayed here in July and had the most amazing time. Beautiful hikes, stunning lakes to swim in, a quiet campsite (Silver Bowl) and really friendly people seem to live and stay around there. Definitely a must visit if you're exploring the California National Parks.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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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.

Date of experience: July 2015
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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!...More

Date of experience: August 2014
8  Thank Doyle B
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...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
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...More

Date of experience: July 2013
5  Thank Cynla
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...More

Date of experience: August 2012
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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...More

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Misifit39
Reviewed June 28, 2012

If you like different scenery this is worth a look

Date of experience: July 2011
2  Thank Lee H
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.

Date of experience: August 2011
3  Thank Kevin S
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