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Swimming & Waterplay: California

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Eastside Trail

Length: 0.4 Mile (0.6 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Spring and Fall

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General Description

Three Shastas, Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Three Shastas, Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Eastside Trail affords a short hike to good fishing and swimming areas while ending at a vista that overlooks Packers Bay. An extended hike of 2.8 miles may be enjoyed along Waters Gulch Trail. This trail affords more scenic views and access to the 0.4-mile Overlook Trail. Recommended seasons for hiking area trails are spring and fall. Fish Loop Trail is another choice, which extends a mere 0.7-mile out to a camping area and shoreline fishing.

Directions from Redding, CA: Take Interstate 5 north 17 miles to the O'Brien exit. Turn left, drive underneath highway, then board on-ramp for Interstate 5 south. Drive 1.5 miles south to Packers Bay exit, turn west. Travel 1.5 miles on Packers Bay Road to trailhead and boat ramp.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Accessible: Year-round .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Packers Bay
ICON Boating Packers Bay
ICON Fishing Eastside Trail
ICON Hiking & Walking Eastside Trail
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Eastside Trail
ICON Viewing Scenery Eastside Trail

Related Activities
Fish Loop Trail - Fish Loop Trail affords an opportunity to overnight at a quiet waterfront campsite.

Waters Gulch Trail - Good fishing and swimming are bonuses to the 2.8-mile Waters Gulch hiking trail.

More Information

Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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