Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike
The Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike is a beautiful adventure that attracts plenty of adventurers eager to indulge in the stunning scenery. Get your heart rate up as you venture deep into the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.
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Route Description for Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike
The Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike is a must-add to your Northern California hiking itinerary. Wander along picturesque creeks, through mixed-coniferous forests, and up into montane meadows. This hike boasts the perfect opportunity to view wildlife as you venture through vibrant wildflowers and granite outcroppings. This trek is no walk in the park, so make sure to pack plenty of water or a water filter! Insider’s hint—head out in the early morning for a more secluded experience.
Your journey along the Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike begins from the Swift Creek Trailhead. From here, you will be guided northwest along the Swift Creek Trail, which hugs the curves of the alpine stream. You will have to navigate several stream crossings as you climb—mind your footing on the slippery rocks here. Soon you will reach Parker Creek; from here, the path will open into the meadowlands.
Continue hiking, and you will ultimately reach Mumford Meadow. Admire the beauty of the lush meadow, and when you are ready, head back along the path the way you came.
Getting to the Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike Trailhead
The Swift Creek to Mumford Meadow Hike is accessed via the Swift Creek Trailhead off Swift Creek Road.
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