Fish Creek Trail 18.9 mi

  • Starting from any of the Rainbow Falls Trailheads – from Reds Meadow Resort or Devils Postpile – the trail reaches a junction just inside the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Instead of taking the right fork down to Rainbow Falls, opt instead for the left. The trail continues down-valley for 8.6 miles to the Fish Creek Valley, crossing over the boundary between the Ansel Adams Wilderness and the John Muir Wilderness about halfway.

  • Starting from any of the Rainbow Falls Trailheads – from Reds Meadow Resort or Devils Postpile – the trail reaches a junction just inside the Ansel Adams Wilderness. Instead of taking the right fork down to Rainbow Falls, opt instead for the left. The trail continues down-valley for 8.6 miles to the Fish Creek Valley, crossing over the boundary between the Ansel Adams Wilderness and the John Muir Wilderness about halfway.

Trail Alerts

  • 05/22/2017: Thanks to the drought busting winter of 2017, trails above 9000 feet are still covered in snow.

Conditions Update

  • 07/07/2017: Snow covered.

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