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Sacramento: Pinecrest Lake Loop

Giant stands of ponderosa pine alternate with patches of wildflowers along the rugged shorelines of Pinecrest and Catfish lakes on this isolated 5.9-mile loop.

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US 50 E to CA 16 W to CA 49 S. In Sonora, take CA 108 E, then turn R onto Pinecrest Lake Rd. After .9 mile, park in large parking lot.

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