8S42 to Sand Flats

2.7/5 (23 reviews)
Forest route 8S42, part of the Red Mountain OHV trail system in the Sierra National Forest, includes mild off-road challenges, dense green forest, numerous camping opportunities and, best of all, access to the five lake trails; Red Lake, Coyote Lake, Mirror Lake, Strawberry Lake and West Lake. 8...Read More
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Highlights of 8S42 to Sand Flats

Altitude Category IconAltitude
Camping Category IconCamping
Forest Category IconForest
Overland Category IconOverland
Rock Category IconRock
Sand Category IconSand
Scenic Category IconScenic
Highest Elevation
8798 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
06/15 - 11/01
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
8S42
Nearest Town
Shaver Lake
Nearest Services
Shaver Lake
Management Agency
Sierra National Forest
District
High Sierra Ranger District

Overview

Forest route 8S42, part of the Red Mountain OHV trail system in the Sierra National Forest, includes mild off-road challenges, dense green forest, numerous camping opportunities and, best of all, access to the five lake trails; Red Lake, Coyote Lake, Mirror Lake, Strawberry Lake and West Lake. 8S42 - Sand Flats is a great trail for an off-road beginner or a necessary trail for the more advanced wheeler looking to reach the more challenging lake trails at the east end.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

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16 Waypoints
50 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
23 Community Reviews
1 Video
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