After a late Saturday breakfast, we started looking online for any Jeep trails nearby. The closest one we found was the Castle Dome Mountain trail. The trail has a moderately difficult rating, so it looked like the perfect trail for our mildly modified Wrangler. 

We hit the road in the early afternoon and grabbed lunch in town. After a 40 minute drive north on US95 from Fortuna, we came to King Rd. We headed east on a gravel road for several miles before turning onto the two-track that would lead us through the mountains. 

Including the off-chutes and stops, it took us about 3 hours to complete the trail. It wasn’t a difficult trail but some spots required at least a high clearance vehicle. 

Be sure to bring your camera for the scenic views and the wildlife(possibly)!

castle dome mountains
When you get off the pavement you find the real good stuff.
castle dome mountains jeep trail sunset 2
Castle Dome Mountains Trail
The Faiolas on a Jeep Trail