Deadfall Lakes

Mt. Eddy and Upper Deadfall Lake
(to Middle Lake)                       Above: Mt. Eddy and Upper Deadfall Lake
6 miles round-trip
400 feet elevation loss
Open July through October
Use: hikers, horses

Moderate (to Upper Lake)
8 miles round-trip
940 feet elevation gain

Difficult (to Mount Eddy)
11.6 miles round-trip
2170 feet elevation gain

Perhaps nowhere in Northern California can you see so many different kinds of wildflowers as when hiking to this string of alpine lakes below Mount Eddy. And if you’re a fan of viewpoints, just keep following the trail up to the abandoned lookout on Mount Eddy’s summit. At 9025 feet it’s the highest point in the entire Klamath Mountains, with a breathtaking front-row view of Mt. Shasta.

Drive Interstate 5 south ...

This chapter taken from the book 100 Hikes in Southern Oregon.

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