Brewer Lake

Total Miles


2725.95 ft


0.3 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

If you are a beginner, or looking to test out a new vehicle, this is a great easy trail. The trail is short but provides beautiful views of Shaver Lake below. The last three quarters of a mile will appeal to those looking for a challenge. Great campspots available.


Difficult: Most of this trail is easy to moderate, but the last 1 3/4 mile is extremely difficult. Boulders are large, sharp and tightly spaced. Stock vehicle owners will need to hike after Wpt. 02.

Technical Rating


Access Description

From town of Shaver Lake, drive north 11.4 miles on paved Highway 168. Turn right on Forest Road 9S09 at parking lot for Tamarack Snow Park. After 3.4 miles on broken pavement, turn left on wide dirt road 9S69. Go another 1.9 miles and bear right on lesser 9S10. Brewer Lake Trail is on the left in another 1.3 miles. Note: You can also reach Brewer Lake from Dinkey Creek Road via Rock Creek Rd.