Coyote Flat

South Coyote Flat

This is a steep and rocky road, best suited to high clearance 4X4 vehicles. Much of Coyote Flat is almost 10,000 feet in elevation. Views of Palisade Glacier at the South end of the Flat.

No water or Facilities in this area.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Snow in the winter, road could be impassable.

General Information


Take Reata Rd. off Hwy 168 from Bishop, follow dirt road past power station up Coyote Valley Rd.


OHV Camping

Dispersed Camping

OHV Road Riding

OHV Regulations

  • Off-Highway Vehicles must have a California Green or Red Sticker or be registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles and have a USFS-approved spark arrester.
  • If OHVs are operated in campgrounds, they must be "street legal" and obey the posted speed limits.
  • Out-of-state OHV operators must carry their out-of-state identification and don't need a California Green Sticker.
  • If your state doesn't require registration, you must purchase a non-resident sticker. 

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities