Sequoia Recreation Map Backpacking Trails. Includes both Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, CA Recreation Map. Areas include: Lodgepole Campground, Mineral King Canyon, Giant Forests, Grant Grove Sequoia, Ash Mountain, Silver City California, Crystal Cave Sequoia, Mount Whitney. Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 125K; ISBN# 9781877689499
Backpacking, Day Hiking, Lake Fishing, Horsepacking
Mineral King Trail Map, Sequoia National Park Hiking Maps, Backpacking Sequoia Mineral King; Area include: Bearpaw Meadow, Franklin Pass, Little Five Lakes, Hockette Meadow, High Sierra Trail, Funston Meadow, Chagoopa Plateau, Atwell Mill Campground, Cold Spring Campground, Silver City California. Three Rivers California; Durable, waterproof plastic map; Folded. Map Scale: 63K; ISBN# 9781877689833
Mineral King Valley is inside the southern portion of SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK. Mountain passes access high Sierra terrain (only by foot trail) w/ Sequoia National Park, Kings Canyon Highcountry and Golden Trout Wilderness.
The paved road access into this canyon (Mineral King Road) does become a dirt road for a few miles, about half way in. Pavement resumes and continues to the end – where the trailhead parking and campground is situated. Numerous creeks flow through this mountain region.
backpacking & campground camping –
This spectacular mountain setting is quite different from the rest of the Sequoia National Park. Backpackers can arrive late and sleep at the walk-in camps of Cold Springs Campground.
Access to high elevation trailheads; alpine lakes and Golden Trout Wilderness Area. Day hikes, horseback rides, fishing, mountaineering routes are plentiful.
However, bears and marmots are a problem here. Store food in the steel bear boxes provided. Marmots will eat radiator hoses and chew wiring inside your vehicle. Bring a roll of chicken wire to wrap your automobile, if you plan to leave it unattended for any amount of time.
Additionally, evening ranger programs are presented in summer months.
The Stanislaus Topo Atlas is a spiral bound book – a collection of all the quads. (7.5 minute topographical maps, of all of Stanislaus National Forest, California) This book map has detailed contour lines, rivers, streams, mountain peaks, streams, lakes, in addition to hiking trails & all the back roads. Sonora Pass Highway 88, with Ebbetts Pass Highway 4 just south of that. Most certainly the Stanislaus River and all area campgrounds. Perfect for all kinds of recreational needs. ISBN# 9781628114171
Calaveras, Northwest Yosemite, Spicer Reservoir, Dodge Ridge, Bear Valley Ski, Lake Alpine, Hetch Hetchy, Stanislaus Map.
USDA Topo Map
Stanislaus National Forest QUADS: from south to north –
Shaver Lake is located in the Central Sierra, on the west side of the range, way up above Fresno, CA. Numerous alpine lakes and wilderness trailheads can be accessed via Highway 168 and the side route of Dinkey Creek Road. They even have a Sequoia Grove up here!
Shaver Lake Map, Huntington Lake, Sierra National Forest maps from National Geographic. 4×4 routes around the central Sierra Nevada. Dinkey Lakes Wilderness, Kaiser Wilderness, Rancheria Falls, Black Point, Lewis Creek Tamarack Creek, Red Mountain, Red Lake, Sierra Vista Scenic Byway, Sierra Heritage Scenic Byway. Hiking, mountain biking, horse back & OHV trails. Lake trails, wilderness trail, loop trail, lake campgrounds. Two sides, waterproof & tear resistant. National Geographic Map #810; Scale 1:63,360 / 1 inch = 1 mile. ISBN# 9781566952422
Wildfire has recently ravaged about half of this National Forest, from Shaver Lake to Mammoth Pool Reservoir; Kaiser Wilderness, San Joaquin River, Huntington Lake, all the way out to Lake Edison. Many areas could be closed to logging and fire cleanup. Check with USFS for specifics. Creek Fire 2020