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Mirror and Strawberry Lakes 4x4 Trails

Difficult trails end a beautiful lakes with camping and fishing

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Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 19.4 miles
Duration: Half day
Family Friendly

Overview :  These two trails are located in the Red Mountain Lakes Area, which consists of five lakes: Mirror Lake, West Lake, Strawberry Lake,... more »

Tips:  The fish are fairly small in all the lakes except Coyote Lake. The smaller lakes freeze solid in the winter and have to be restocked... more »

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1. Access Road to Trailhead Start Here

From Highway 168 approximately 13 miles north of Shaver Lake, turn right after Tamarack Creek Bridge. Follow road east 1.9 miles and turn right following sign to Red Mountain Trailhead. At 3.2 miles, turn left at a corral. Bear right at 4.8 miles as road gets rougher. The road climbs uphill and enters an area called Sand Flats at 6.6 miles. All... More

2. Sand Flats

Open sandy area. Follow sign to Mirror/Strawberry/West Lakes.

3. Fork for Mirror and Strawberry Lakes

Left here goes to Mirror Lake, right to West Lake and Strawberry Lake.

4. West Lake

Side trail to right soon ends at West Lake

5. Strawberry Lake

Longest of the trails ends at Strawberry Lake. Great campspot here. Did you bring your fishing gear?

6. Mirror Lake

Very difficult 4x4 trail ends at Mirror Lake.