Scott Mountain Summit Trail Head
Location: 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).
Scott Mountain Summit TH is usually open by May. The road is not plowed week-ends and nights during snows.
Trail Head Ammenities:
- Plenty of parking and turn around area for any size rigs.
- Camping allowed and a few tables are available.
- This is not a heavily used Trail Head/Camp Ground and the chances are good of finding a camp site here. There is a lot of space here.
- Go to meadow on Trinity side for water.
- There is an outhouse at parking area.
- No fees to camp.
- There are 2 trails heading out of this trail-head.
- Forest Service is considering putting corrals at this trail head, but there are none there at this time.
Trails out of Scott Mountain Summit TH:
- The Pacific Crest Trail goes thru this Trail Head.
Heading North it goes into the Trinity Alps Wilderness and on to Canada.
- Heading South, it goes to Masterson Meadows, on to Dead Fall Lakes and on to Mexico.
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