Tanglefoot Trail 17E29

Area Status: Unknown

This trail traverses forests, meadows, and the Tanglefoot Canyon, skirts the west and north slopes of Mokelumne Peak, descends past a spring and gradually regains elevation to end at Munson Meadow, 10.1 miles from the Tanglefoot Trailhead.

At a Glance

Permit Info: A Wilderness Permit is required for overnight camping in Mokelumne Wilderness.
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Trail is open to hiking and equestrian use. Campfires are prohibited above 8,000'.

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

General Information


Turn south off of Highway 88 at the Bear River Reservoir Road. Travel approximately 4.5 miles, go left on Road 08N14. Before reaching Cole Creek Campground, take a left (still on Road 08N14), and continue to a large turnaround which is preferred for stock trailers. The trailhead is an additional 1/4 mile.

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