South Kelsey Trail
Location: Smith River National Recreation Area, Del Norte County, CA
Miles: 9 miles
Difficulty: easy – moderate
Duration: all day (or 2 days)
Users: Dogs and horses permitted. Bikes permitted only to wilderness boundary. No wheelchair access.
Features: Original mule-train route built by Chinese laborers in the mid-19th Century, South Fork Smith River, Horse Creek, camps along the river, Buck Creek shelter, trail extensions to Baldy Peak and Harrington Lake