Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
The Strawberry Basin Trail is a great starting point for hikers looking for a wide variety of trail options. From a short 1.4 mile hike up to Strawberry Lake to going further to Strawberry Falls and Little Strawberry Lake this trail travels through beautiful ponerosa pine trees past amazing geological features.
For those wanting a longer hike take the Slide Basin Trail #372 just off of the Strawberry Basin Trail to explore the western part of the wilderness even further. The Slide Basin Trail #372 gives access to other trails such as Skyline Trail #385 and even more beautiful geological features and other lakes such as Slide Lake, Little Slide Lake and High Lake.
Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:
The Strawberry Basin Trail allows hikers to connect to other trails and create a wonderful multiday hiking experience. Starting at the Strawberry Basin Trail hikers can choose to hike into beautiful Strawberry Lake and then continue on to Strawberry Falls, and connect to Little Strawberry Trail #5003 to beautiful Little Strawberry Lake.
Hikers can stay on the Strawberry Basin Trail #375 and connect with the Onion Creek Trail #368. Hikers can then travel 0.2 miles to the peak area of Strawberry Mountain or head south towards Roads End Trail #201A allowing for further exploration in the west end of the wilderness.
Hikers can also head east from Roads End Trailhead over to Skyline Trail #385 and connect to further trails allowing for a long loop hike and the opportunity to see multiple lakes and beautiful scenery.