Butte Bar Trail

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Trail Description Escape to Butte Bar for a peaceful getaway. This remote hike through the forest is lavishly lined with dogwoods and ferns. A mile from the trailhead is the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). You will continue on the PCT for a half-mile before splitting off to Butte Bar. At the base, Butte Bar offers good camping areas dotted along the Middle Fork of the Feather River with a series of moderately deep swimming holes. As a note of warning, the trailhead is located at the end of a very brushy roadway. Take your time traveling down this road. There is no avoiding the scratching brush, so take an appropriate vehicle. (The trail is generally open from mid-June to midOctober, snow and road conditions permitting.) Be Aware: Remote area (Bring a first aid kit) River is fast and cold in early season High clearance vehicle recommended 4-wheel drive vehicle may be necessary


  • Trail Measurement: 1.5 Miles
  • Compass Latitude: 39°49'45.3"N
  • Compass Longitude: 121°03'19.2"W
  • Numeric Latitude: 39.8292596
  • Numeric Longitude: -121.0553418
  • Elevation in Meters: 1648
  • Elevation in Feet: 5407

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