Blackrock Trailhead

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

UPDATE:  SPRING AT TRAILHEAD IS DRY--BRING YOUR OWN WATER

The Blackrock Trailhead is a beautiful and easily accessable gateway into the Golden Trout Wilderness. This trailhead is used for camping, hiking, and staging for backpacking trips in the wilderness. Horse corrals are available for any stock being utilitzed in the area.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Located on the Kern River Ranger District.
Fees Free of charge
Permit Info: Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves during fire season. Wilderness permits are required for overnight stays in the Golden Trout Wilderness
Open Season: May - November
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Tread Lightly-Please stay on the trail and do not cut switchbacks. Be aware of human impact when it comes to erosion of trails. Pack out what you pack in. Leave No Trace
Closest Towns: Kennedy Meadows
Water: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Blackrock Ranger Station

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Activities


Hiking

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Horse Camping

Horse corrals available. Paved road to trailhead. Access to Golden Trout Wilderness (add Link GTW)

No. of Sites1 55+ people group site(s)
Reservation InfoTo be updated
No. of Accessible sitesTo be updated
Status: Open
Open Season: May-November
Fees: Free of charge
Permit: Campfire permits required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves during fire season. Wilderness permits required for overnight stays in the Golden Trout Wilderness.
Best Season: Summer

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.117333

  Longitude : 
-118.267305

  Elevation : 
7600