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Sierra National Forest Wilderness Permit

Sierra National Forest

  • Badger
  • Bear Diversion
  • Bear Ridge
  • Billy Creek
  • Cassidy/Miller
  • Chiquito/Quartz
  • Cliff Lake
  • Coarsegrass Meadow
  • Corbet
  • Coyote
  • Crown/Rancheria
  • Deer Creek
  • Devils/Graveyard
  • Doris/Tule
  • Dutch
  • Fernandez
  • Florence
  • Hells Half Acre
  • Helms Meadow
  • Hidden
  • Hooper
  • Isberg
  • Logan Meadow
  • Mammoth
  • Margaret Lakes
  • Maxon (Courtright)
  • Mono Creek
  • Mono Hot Springs
  • Mono Meadow
  • Nelson
  • Norris lake/Jackass
  • Onion Springs OHV/Margaret Lakes
  • Piyau Dome
  • Portal Forebay
  • Potter Cut-off
  • Potter Pass
  • Pryor
  • Rattlesnake
  • Sample Meadow
  • South Fork
  • Statum/Spanish
  • Walton
  • Willow Meadow/Dinkey Lake
  • Woodchuck


Located in California's beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains, Sierra National Forest offers challenging trails, high mountain peaks and unparalleled views. Several of our trails give entry to the John Muir Trail or Pacific Crest Trail with the opportunity to trek in the longest roadless section of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range. Our trails offer possibilities for hiking, photography, peak bagging, fishing, or simply enjoying the pristine beauty of the High Sierra. Whether you are seeking solitude, exceptional scenery, or sharing a wilderness adventure, there are many ways to create a memorable experience. Come, take a deep breath of clean mountain air. Put on your pack and hit the trail. Come to experience nature and let it refresh your spirit. Places to explore include the Ansel Adams, John Muir, Dinkey Lakes, and Kaiser wildernesses. Trips beginning on Sierra National Forest may continue into the wilderness areas of Yosemite, Sequoia, and Kings Canyon National Parks or Inyo National Forest.  As you plan your trip, remember that we must take care of this amazing place. While you are here, be respectful of water, woods and wildlife. Travel lightly on the land. Remember to leave this place undamaged so it will continue to be what we seek of wilderness.

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