Being one of the easiest hikes Trail Gulch Lake offers a good wilderness experience for just about anyone. The only down side to this lake is the free ranging cattle that you will usualy see chowing down on the lush meadow grass.
This lake is a favorite of the local ranchers and plain old hard working folks in Scott Valley.
There are a few nice campsites but being only three miles from the trail head you can't expect to find any solitude.
For solitude just go over the hill and try not to get lost.