Take exit 631 off I-5 towards Paskenta, continue on Toomes Camp Rd approximately 18 miles to M-2 National Forest Rd, continue 4.8 miles take 25N19 to the Ides Cove Backpacker Trailhead.
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Chico Hiking Association has excellent trail maps to this location, with fabulous camp spots and water locations for this hike. The 6.2 mile hike with a 1800' elevation gain is considered a moderate day hike.
Varied terrain of rocky ridges, meadows, clear creeklets, and small lakes.