Ukiah, California 95482
This 6 mile (round trip) out-and-back trail meanders along the western shore of Lake Mendocino. Shakota trail is a shaded, moderately difficult hike where dogs are permitted on leash.
Start from the northern end of the trail at the marked trailhead in the Kyen Campground near Pomo Cultural Center, or access the southern end by taking Lake Mendocino Drive from Highway 101 towards Coyote Dam, following signs for the overlook and picking up the trail just past the restrooms.
Shakota Trail, dog friendly, hikes, hiking, Ukiah, Lake Mendocino, Mendocino