Blackrock Trailhead

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The Blackrock Trailhead is a beautiful and easily accessible 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 utilized in the area.

Campfire permits are required for campfires, barbeques, and camp stoves. Permits are available at your local Ranger Station or online at

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-376-3781.
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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