John Nicholas Trailhead


Where? : The parking lot is located on side of Black road, a small sideroad off of hwy 35.

What? : Fan (not a lot of climbing 😊) tree covered trail that will lead you to Lake Ranch Reservoir; Very popular for bike riders.

When? : year round visit

The visit:

The wide forest road slowly climb to Lake Ranch Reservoir. The lake is interesting place where you can see that the lake has 2 dams in both sides. This lake location is right over San Andrea’s fault… the lake has trail only on one side.

for more information see my post about Lake Ranch Reservoir.