Mill Creek Trail Head

Elevation: '


Behind Callahan, near Bolivar Look-out.

Directions to Callahan from I-5 heading North: Take I-5 north of Weed. At bottom of grade after Weed, take the first exit (Exit 751) toward Edgewood/Gazelle. Follow old 99S to Gazelle (about 7 miles). At Gazelle, turn left onto Gazelle-Callahan Rd. Follow it over the mountain and it will turn into Hwy. 3 at the bottom of the other side (about 25 miles). Continue on to Callahan (about 1 1/2 miles). As soon as your reach Callahan, turn left up the hill behind the Saloon. (You should see the cute little ole church as soon as you round the first bend).

Directions to Mill Creek Trail Head from Callahan:Use Forest Service Road 40N17. Then follow signs toward Bolivar Look Out off 40N17. When road forks off to Bolivar Lookout, stay straight and continue to end of road.

Road Conditions:

Good dirt road until you leave FS Road 40N17. After that the road is often not in good condition and 4-wheel drive is a necessity.


Forest Service Trinity Alps Wilderness Map, East Half side of map. Just right of R.8W. (top of map) and two "mile squares" above T.39N. (side of map).

Open by:

Mill Creek TH is usually open by June.

Trail Head Ammenities:


It is probably best to have someone show you the way into this TH, which is not an "official" TH, the first time you try it.

Trails out of Mill Creek TH:

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