High Trail/Carson River Trailhead

The East Carson River trail is 4.5 miles long. It begins at 21016 Jct and ends at Pct 21999 Sec 12.

Access/entry point to the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness Area.

Generally open May to October as weather and conditions allow.


At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Permit Info: Wilderness permit is required.
Open Season: May - October
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: California camp fire permit required.
Closest Towns: Markleeville, California
Water: Not available
Restroom: Vault (1)
Operated By: Forest Service


Dispersed Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

On developed trails.


On developed trails.

Horse Riding

On designated trails.  Weed free certified hay is required.


Toilets: Vault (1)

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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