Kaiser Wilderness Trailheads

Trails and Trailheads

Elevation

Permits
Required

Trailhead
Facilities

Location

Comments

Billy Creek
Trailhead K5

7200'

Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.

Day use and overnight parking.

Huntington Lake Area

Access to: Kaiser Loop trail, Nellie Lake, Mary’s Meadow trail

Black Point National Recreation Trail

Elevation at the trailhead is 7,640 feet.  From there, it raises to 8,111 feet at the top of Black Point.

None required.

No facilities available at the trailhead.

Huntington Lake/Kaiser Wilderness

Access to: Black Point National Recreation Trailhead

Coarse Grass
Trailhead K6

6300'

Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.

Parking.

Kaiser
Wilderness

Access to: Entrance into the south west corner of Kaiser Wilderness. Trail leads past Coarse meadow toward the Northwest Corner of Huntington Lake.

Deer Creek
Trailhead K4 (Also known as College Trailhead)

7300'

Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.

Day Use and Overnight Parking, Pack Station.

Huntington Lake/Kaiser Peak Area

Access to: Potter Creek Trail, Kaiser Loop Trail, Mary’s Meadow

Hidden
Trailhead K7
6200'
Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Day Use and Overnight parking.
Kaiser Peak Area
Access to: Gloria Meadow Trail, Kaiser Loop, Nellie Lake Trails
Potter Cutoff
Trailhead K3
7800'
Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Day Use and Overnight parking.
Kaiser Peak Area
Access to: Potter Creek Trail, Kaiser Loop trail, Upper and Lower Twin Lakes
Potter Pass
Trailhead K2
8000'
Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Day use and overnight parking. Camping and vaulted toilets at nearby campground. No water.
Kaiser Peak Area
Access to: Potter Creek Trail, Kaiser Loop Trail, Upper and Lower Twin Lakes
Pryor
Trailhead K8
7800'
Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Day Use and Overnight parking.
Kaiser Peak Area
Access to: Pryor Lake
Sample
Trailhead K1
7800'
Yes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Eastwood Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Day use and overnight parking. Nearby camping facilities with vaulted toilets.  No water.
Kaiser Peak Area

Access to: North entrance to the Kaiser Wilderness, trail ties into Upper and Lower Twin Lakes, Potter Pass, Kaiser Loop Trail.

This trailhead is shared with the Rattlesnake Trailhead into the Ansel Adams Wilderness.





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