Stanislaus Meadow Trailhead

Area Status: Open

This trailhead can be used to access either Bull Run Lake or Heiser Lake. Due to the granite surface, the trail may be hard to find in some areas. If going to Bull Run Lake, creek crossings are fairly difficult. The trail continues to the Mosquito Lakes Trailhead.

Elevation is about 7907 feet. Lat/Long: 38.5064, -119.9419

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Calaveras Ranger District (HWY 4)
Permit Info: This trailhead accesses the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness; a wilderness permit is required for overnight camping in the wilderness.
Restrictions: Please take a moment to read the Wilderness Regulations.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information


From the Calaveras Ranger District head east on Highway 4 for about 38 miles. The trailhead parking area will be on the right side of the highway.

Accessible to all highway-legal vehicle types. Native surface parking area, right off the highway.

General Notes:

Please read the information about Traveling in Bear Country.

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