Potrero John - 23W06


Area Status: Open
Portero John Trail - Ojai Ranger District

Potrero John Trail (23W06)                                             WILDERNESS

 Length: 1.6 miles

 Difficulty: easy

Take Highway 33 north of Ojai to the trailhead at mile marker 32.10. The trail is on the right hand side of the highway.  This trail provides a beautiful day hike following a stream channel into the Sespe Wilderness. It has running water most of the year. The trail ends at Potrero John Camp, but it can be fun to explore the drainage beyond the camp.

Cat Rock on Potrero John Trail 3/17/2019 Pools on Potrero John Trail 3/17/2019 Waterfall on Potrero Creek 3/17/2019

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations.
Fees: No fee is required to park at the Potrero John Trailhead.
Permit Info: Trail use and trail camp use is on a first-come, first-served basis. No wilderness or backcountry permit needed.
Usage: Light-Medium
Best Season: spring
Busiest Season: spring
Restrictions: Campfire permits are required.  Check for current fire restrictions.
Closest Towns: Ojai, CA
Restroom: none
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Ojai Ranger Station (805) 646-4348

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.6 miles

  Latitude : 
34.58482

  Longitude : 
-119.26897