Emigrant Lake Trail 17E18

Area Status: Unknown

This trail follows the Caples Lake shoreline before ascending through forest with several stream crossings to Emigrant Lake.

At a Glance

Fees none
Permit Info: Wilderness permit is required for overnight camping. Camp at least 300' from the lake.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Campfires are prohibited in this area.
Closest Towns: Kirkwood
Water: lake
Information Center: Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.

General Information


Trailhead is on Highway 88 at the Caples Lake dam.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



Hide detail HIDE

Day Hiking


Horse Riding & Camping

Show detail SHOW