Grouse Lake Trail 18E08
The trail, in the Mokelumne Wilderness after the first mile, passes Granite Lake (2 miles) before reaching Grouse Lake (5.6 miles). Starting off in open forest, the trail is nearly treeless for the last 3 miles.
At a Glance
|Permit Info:||A Wilderness Permit is required for overnight camping in the Mokelumne Wilderness.
|Restrictions:||Open for hikers and equestrians to Granite Lake; after that, not recommended for equestrians due to steep granite slopes. Campfires are not allowed within the Wilderness here, which is all above 8,000'.
|Information Center:||Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.
From Highway 88, take the Hope Valley Road to Lower Blue Lake and turn north until you reach the south end of Upper Blue Lake (trailhead).
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