Hiking Highway 120


Highway 120 Traveler Map



Key Hiking Trails Trailhead Directions Distance
(one way)
Elevation Change Destination
A Indian Creek Rock Trail Take Ferretti Road from Highway 120 at Groveland, turn left at Clements Road (past Pine Mountain Lake Stables). Where road narrows, continue through the Graham Ranch gate and follow signs to the trailhead parking lot. 3 miles 1650 feet Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River
B Hamby Trail Eight miles from Groveland turn left off Highway 120 onto Ferretti Road. Travel 2.5 miles, then turn right at the sign to Camp Tuolumne Trails, then follow the signs to Hamby Trailhead. 3 miles 1850 feet Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River
C Tuolumne River Canyon Trail Take Lumsden Road off of Ferretti Road, approximately 4.5 miles to the trailhead. The trailhead is a half-mile downstream from the Lumsden boat launch. 6 miles 150 feet Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River
D Andresen Mine Trail From the Groveland Ranger Station, travel 5 miles east on Highway 120, turn left onto Cherry Lake Road (1N07). Stay left at intersection with Mather Road (1S02) and continue to bottom of Tuolumne River canyon. After crossing the river, stay left and travel 1 mile. Turn left onto 1S23Y.
Continue 1/2 mile and park in gravel parking area on left before crossing bridge. Please do not park in the area immediately to the left of the kiosk where whitewater boaters launch their rafts or kayaks. Start of trail is located immediately across bridge on left side of road.
4.5 miles 200 feet Tuolumne Wild & Scenic River
E Preston Falls Trail Take Cherry Lake Road to Early Intake. After the bridge, turn right to trailhead. 4.5 miles 400 feet Waterfalls
F Carlon Falls Trail On Highway 120 turn left on Evergreen Road. Drive for approximately 1/2  mile, then park on the left side of the road at the Carlon Day Use area. Walk east alongside the Tuolumne River.  2 miles 200 feet Waterfalls
G Little Golden Forest Trail 10 miles east of Groveland on Highway 120 and turn right on old Highway 120. Trail entrance is located across the road from the Groveland Forest Service office.   3 mile loop 150 feet Self-Guided Interpretive Trail