Granite Lake Trail 17E23
Area Status: Closed
The trail starts off on the Minkalo Trail to a junction in 0.6 miles, then turns left toward Granite Lake where it arrives at 1 mile. Along the way, the trail crosses a bridge over an unnamed creek with an impressive waterfall. Past Granite Lake, the trail traverses numerous granite slabs and enters the forest, following the contour and arriving at Hidden Lake at mile 3.8.
At a Glance
California Campfire Permit required for wood, charcoal, or gas fires. Check for seasonal fire restrictions before trip.
|Best Season:||Spring, Summer, Fall|
Use existing fire rings.
|Information Center:||Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.|
Turn off of Highway 88 at the sign for Kit Carson Resort. Bear left at the first "Y", and right at the second "Y", following the signs for Granite Lake. A small trailhead parking area is located at the end of the road.
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