Shackleford Creek Trail
Location: Marble Mountain Wilderness, Siskiyou County, CA
Difficulty: Moderate – Difficult
Features: Hiking trails, bird watching, dogs allowed, horseback riding, incredible scenery
A 9.4 mile lightly trafficked trail, the Shackeford Creek Trail takes hikers to an out and back trail to Summit Lake. The area also offers a number of activity options such as hiking, trail running, camping, and backpacking. The Shackleford Creek Trail also takes hikers into the Marble Mountains Wilderness and features stellar views of Campbell Lake, Sky High Lakes, and Cliff Lake. The trail is located in the Marble Mountain Wilderness in Siskiyou County in California.
Note: A California Campfire Permit is required to be able to use a camp stove or campfire. Moreover, water and garbage service are not available in the area. It is vital to bring enough water for drinking, or for cooking and washing. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash.
Top 3 Adventure Hacks
1) Camp comfortably
Whether it may be a tent, an inflatable pad, a sleeping bag, or a hammock, make sure that these are comfortable – being ultralight is a plus factor.
2) Get a California Campfire Permit
A California Campfire Permit is required to be able to use a camp stove or campfire. Moreover, Camping would not be complete without an outdoor cooking device. Make quality meals in between treks, on rest periods, and during camping trips. Moreover, a quality outdoor cooking system us vital to make any trip enjoyable.
3) Bring enough water
Water and garbage service are not available in the area. It is vital to bring enough water for drinking, or for cooking and washing.