Coyote Lake

Total Miles
3.8

Elevation

2,799.31 ft

Duration

3 Hours

Technical Rating

8

Difficult

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Photos of Coyote Lake

Coyote Lake
Coyote Lake
Coyote Lake

Difficulty

Difficult. A series of challenging boulder fields, very narrow in places. One section, immediately after Red Lake, is borderline extreme with giant tree roots mixed with boulders. For modified vehicles only. Differential lockers recommended.

Technical Rating

8

Status Reports

James Garcia
Aug 26, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
James Garcia
Aug 13, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
F25 Figueroa
Apr 23, 2023
SxS
Open
Rusty Ryan
Apr 15, 2023
4x4
Open

Access Description

From Dinkey Creek Road in Shaver Lake, head north on Highway 168. Pass Tamarack Ridge after 11 miles. Cross a bridge at 13.5 miles, then turn right on F.S. 8S10 where large grouping of signs tells which lakes are open. Drive another 1.9 miles then turn right following sign to Red Mountain OHV Area. Turn left at 3.2 miles on F.S. 8S42 by a corral. Stay right ignoring lesser side roads before reaching Sand Flats at 6.5 miles.

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