Little Mutau Trailhead 20W10

Area Status: Closed

Open in Spring/Summer/Fall and is within the Winter seasonal closure between November 1st and April 30th.

Little Mutau Trail (20W10) 

Difficulty: moderate to difficult

Length: 9.5 miles

SESPE WILDERNESS - More information on the Sespe Wilderness:

Maps: 7.5 minute USGS topographic maps (Alamo Mountain)

The Little Mutau Trailhead (elev. 6800 ft.) is located south of Alamo Mountain Loop Road 8N01 on Sewart Mountain Forest Development Road 6N10. There is a dirt parking lot and a vault toilet at the trailhead.  The signed trail starts from the southeast side of the trailhead.  There is no overnight camping allowed at the trailhead, but camping is permitted at Dutchman Campground approximately 3 miles northwest on the Alamo Mountain Loop Forest Road (8N01).  

At a Glance

Reservations: Wilderness trail camps are first-come, first-serve, no reservations; maximum group size 25 people.
Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Fees: An Adventure Pass is not required for parking at the Little Mutau Trailhead. An Adventure Pass is required to camp at the Dutchman Campground. Adventure Pass ($5/day or $30/year) or Annual Interagency Pass, Senior Interagency Pass or Interagency Access Pass
Open Season: May - December
Usage: Light
Best Season: Spring/Summer/Fall
Restrictions: For current fire restrictions, contact Mt. Pinos Ranger District at (661) 245-3731 ext. 0 or visit  
Closest Towns: Gorman, California
Water: None
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Pinos Ranger District Office (661) 245-3731 ext. 0, Mon-Fri 8-430.

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Parking: Yes
Toilets: Vault Toilet

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