Evergreen Trail 18E21
The Evergreen Trail starts near Upper Blue Lake campground and proceeds over a small pass and down into Summit City Canyon near the site of an old mining community. It crosses Summit City Creek and joins the Summit City trail (to Forestdale Divide) and Camp Irene trail (which continues down Summit City Creek). Expect brushy conditions and fallen trees across trail west of the 4th of July Lake junction. The trail is not maintained past Telephone Gulch.
At a Glance
A Wilderness Permit is required for overnight camping in Mokelumne Wilderness.
Campfires are not permitted in the Mokelumne Wilderness above 8,000' (from mile 0.5 to 2.0 on the trail). Open for hikers and equestrians.
Call Amador Ranger District at (209) 295-4251.
From Highway 88, take the Hope Valley Road to Lower Blue Lake and turn north. In 3 miles the dirt road reaches the Evergreen Trailhead.
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