Martin Creek to Chain of Lakes Trail

Total Miles
4.3

Elevation

1,828.59 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Fall, Summer, Spring

Trail Overview

This is a lovely wide, well-maintained dirt trail with room for two cars to pass the whole way easily. A few more minor ruts and potholes closer to the trail's end. The trail runs up the mountains, beginning lower in a valley, and follows along Martin creek. The established Martin Creek campground is at the beginning of the trail. There are seven first come, first serve pull-in campsites with fire rings. Three of them have access to the creek, and there is a pit toilet. About a mile down the trail is one nice dispersed campsite that can accommodate a few vehicles. The trail continues up into the mountains running cliffside for a while, and occasional breaks in the trees allow for peeks at a beautiful view out. The trail is freshly grated. At the top is a large turnaround and parking for the Chain of Lakes Hiking trail. Stock ties and an old fire ring are there as well--no winter maintenance. No cell service.

Photos of Martin Creek to Chain of Lakes Trail

Martin Creek to Chain of Lakes Trail
Martin Creek to Chain of Lakes Trail
Martin Creek to Chain of Lakes Trail

Difficulty

Mostly easy and wide with some narrower sections and a few deeper ruts and potholes closer to the end.

Technical Rating

2

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