Alturas, California is a small (2.5 square miles) city near the Oregon border, Modoc National forest, and the Modoc National Wildlife Refuge.
Place Category: Trailheads
Trailhead for the Tahoe Rim Trail | 20.2 miles to Mt Rose Trailhead | 20.2 miles to Tahoe City
Brockway to Watson Lake
13.4 miles round trip
This challenging, out-and-back hike features gentle ups and downs through the forest, wildflower meadows, and Watson Lake. You can drive to Watson Lake, so if you want to make this a one-way hike, park a car at each end of the route. This trail is open to mountain bikers, hikers and equestrians. Be sure to yield as is appropriate.