Grouse Lake Trail 18E08

Area Status: Unknown

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.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer/Fall
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'.

Closest Towns: Woodford
Information Center: Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.

General Information


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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