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Bizz Johnson Trail

Location Connects Susanville W and S to Westwood and Mountain Meadows Reservoir.
State(s) California
Counties Lassen
Type Rail Trail
Length 25.50 Miles / 41.04 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (off pavement)
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No

 

 

Description

photo: Tunnel on the Bizz Johnson Trail, near Susanville, CA; photo by Dana Buzzelli, International Youth Leadership Foundation
Tunnel on the Bizz Johnson Trail, near Susanville, CA; photo by Dana Buzzelli, International Youth Leadership Foundation

Following the old Fernley and Lassen branch line of the Southern Pacific Railroad, the trail winds 25.4 miles from the Susanville Railroad Depot to the Mason Station trailhead north of Westwood.

Most of the trail runs through the rugged Susan River Canyon with its beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and reminders of the railroad logging days of the past. Horseback riders, hikers, joggers, and mountain bicyclists use the trail. In snowy winter months, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers use the upper reaches.

 

Visitor Information


Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours

Directions

Not Available

 

Additional Information

Width: 96 inches.

Primary Surface: Crushed rock, compacted

Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 2%

Elevation Low Point: 4300

Elevation High Point: 5000

Year Designated: 1992

Date Last Updated: 08/02/2017

 

Contact Information

Trail Management:
Elizabeth Norton
Lassen National Forest
2550 Riverside Dr
Susanville , CA 96130
(530) 257-2151
enorton@fs.fed.us
http://fsweb.lassen.r5.fs.fed.us/lassen

Information contact:
Tammy Benner
477-050 Eagle Lake Rd
Susanville , CA 96130
(530) 257-1488
tbenner@fs.fed.us
http://fsweb.lassen.r5.fs.fed.us/lassen

 

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