Horseshoe Meadow Area
Horseshoe Meadow is a vast 10,000 foot high meadow, surrounded by lodgepole pine forest. Getting there is an adventure in itself; the road to Horseshoe Meadow climbs over 6,000 feet, as it winds its way up from Lone Pine. Three campgrounds are located in the Horseshoe Meadow Area. Trails from Horseshoe Meadow provide access to the Golden Trout Wilderness and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park. The road to Horseshoe Meadow is closed from approximately November to May due to snow.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||The water system will be turned off in early October. The campgrounds and trailheads will become become inaccessible when the road closes with snowfall.|
|Water:||No, the water system is off.|
Located at the end of Horseshoe Meadow Road, 24 miles southwest of the town of Lone Pine, California. From center of Lone Pine, turn west at the stoplight and follow Whitney Portal Road for 3 miles. Then turn south onto Horseshoe Meadow Road. Follow Horseshoe Meadow Road to its end.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Campground CampingRecreation areas with activity Campground Camping:
- Cottonwood Lakes Walk in Campground
- Cottonwood Pass Walk in Campground
- Horseshoe Meadow Equestrian Camp
Lake and Pond FishingRecreation areas with activity Lake and Pond Fishing:
River and Stream FishingRecreation areas with activity River and Stream Fishing:
Day HikingRecreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
See "Backpacking" for more day hiking trails.
BackpackingRecreation areas with activity Backpacking:
"Backpacking" are also suitable for "Day Hiking".
Horse CampingRecreation areas with activity Horse Camping:
Horse RidingRecreation areas with activity Horse Riding:
PicnickingRecreation areas with activity Picnicking:
|Fire Information||Grills provided|