Scott Mountain Summit Trail Head

sign at Scott Mtn Summit Elevation: 6,000'+


At the summit on Hwy. 3 between Scott Valley and Trinity Lake

Directions to Scott Mountain Trail Head:

From I-5: Between Weed and Yreka on I-5, take the Gazelle exit and take the Callahan-Gazelle road up over the mountain. At the bottom on the other side of the mountain, take Hwy. 3 to the Left (South) towards Trinity Lake. Take Hwy. 3 to the summit. The trail head is right on the summit.

From Scott Valley: Take Hwy. 3 South thru Callahan and continue on till the road comes to the Y intersection. Go to the Right, staying on Hwy. 3 and continue on to the summit. The trailhead is at the summit.

Road Conditions:

Good paved road all the way.


Forest Service Trinity Alps Wilderness Map. Two "mile squares" to the left of R.7 W. (top of map) and centered between T.40 N. and T.39 N. (side of map).

Open by:

Scott Mountain Summit TH is usually open by May. The road is not plowed week-ends and nights during snows.

Trail Head Ammenities:

Trails out of Scott Mountain Summit TH:

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