Bucks Lake Wilderness Granite Gap Trailhead


Granite GapTrailhead junction is marked by a sign on Gold Lake Trail.  Trail Length - .9 miles

Difficulty - Easy, steep.

Approximate hiking time - 30 minutes

Accesses Mud Lake, Rock Lake, and the PCT, where Granite Gap terminates.  Campsites at Mud Lake; limited sites at Rock Lake.

Open for hiking.  Beautiful wildflowers - penstemon, larkspur, steer's head and fawn lillies. (07/13/10)

At a Glance

Permit Info: Wilderness permits are not required to enter the wilderness, but we do ask you to sign in at each trailhead you are hiking. Campfire permits are required when campfires are allowed.  
Busiest Season: June - August
Restrictions: Bicycles and motorized bikes are prohibited in the Wilderness.
Water: Water from streams, lakes and springs should be treated before drinking. One way to purify water is to boil the water for at least five minutes before drinking or filter.


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