Placerville, CA 95667
- 3 miles
- 1 - 2 hours
- Trailhead Elevation:
- 6100 feet
- Elevation Range:
- 6100 feet to 6800 feet
- Elevation Change:
- 700 feet
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Map + Directions
Follow the directions given for the Caples Creek Trail to where it intersects the Silver Fork Trail. The Silver Fork Trail begins with a moderate climb. The trail follows along the rapidly descending Silver Creek the trial levels out and follows the creek past quiet pools and then climbs to the junction of Old Silver Lake Trail where the hiker has a splendid view of both Caples Creek and Silver Fork drainages.