Carlon Falls Trail


Area Status: Open
Carlon Falls Carlon Falls Sign

 

1.4 mile (one-way) trail along the South Fork of the Tuolumne River into the Yosemite Wilderness Area to Carlon Falls. Use Ackerson Mountain topographic quad map.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Groveland Ranger District (HWY 120)- Vehicle access may be difficult due to seasonal road closures and snowy conditions. No services available at any trailhead. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT, PLEASE! For a list of seasonally closed roads view the Stanislaus National Forest's�Motor Vehicle Use Maps. Please use caution while in the Rim Fire burned area.
Operational Hours: Trailhead is open. Vehicle access may be difficult due to seasonal road closures and snowy conditions. No services available at any trailhead. PACK IT IN, PACK IT OUT, PLEASE! For a list of seasonally closed roads view the Stanislaus National Forest's Motor Vehicle Use Maps 
Fees: The facility will be operated under a concession, and fees will be collected starting in April of 2022. 
Restrictions: No pets or mountain bicycles are allowed within the Yosemite Wilderness Area. No overnight camping at the trailhead or along the trail allowed.
Closest Towns: Buck Meadows and Groveland
Water: No water faucets available at trailhead
Restroom: Vault toilets available at picnic areas adjacent to trailhead

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

River and Stream Fishing

Contact California Department of Fish & Wildlife for current regulations: 559-243-4005, www.dfg.ca.gov

Day Hiking

1.4 miles (one-way)

Elevation desc 4,480 to 4,320 = 160 feet change in elevation
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1.4 miles (one-way)

  Latitude : 
37.81433

  Longitude : 
-119.86138

  Elevation : 
4,320 feet - 4,480