Waterhouse TH

Area Status: Closed

Waterhouse Trailhead

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Summit Ranger District (HWY 108) 
Reservations: No reservation is required to use this trailhead. The trail leads directly into a Wilderness Area where a FREE wilderness permit is REQUIRED anytime a person or group travels OVERNIGHT. For overnight wilderness trips on the Stanislaus (into the Emigrant, Carson-Iceberg, or Mokelumne Wilderness), visitors must obtain a permit from the Summit Ranger Station (in person during office hours or self issue after hours). 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Parking
Fees: No fee for Wilderness Permit.
Permit Info: A Wilderness permit is required for overnight camping within the Wilderness.  
Open Season: May - December
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Read your Wilderness Permit for regulations.
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: No Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking



Interpretive Site: Information board is at trailhead.
Parking: Parking is limited and on native soils. Trailhead Sign is located at parking area.

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8,200 feet