River Trail 6.1 mi

  • The River Trail follows the course of the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River, inside the Ansel Adams Wilderness, from its headwaters at Thousand Island Lake all the way to the Soda Springs bridge in Devils Postpile National Monument. Between Agnew Meadows and Thousand Island Lake, the River Trail provides an alternate route to that of the Pacific Crest/High Trail.

  • The River Trail follows the course of the Middle Fork of the San Joaquin River, inside the Ansel Adams Wilderness, from its headwaters at Thousand Island Lake all the way to the Soda Springs bridge in Devils Postpile National Monument. Between Agnew Meadows and Thousand Island Lake, the River Trail provides an alternate route to that of the Pacific Crest/High Trail.

Trail Alerts

  • 05/22/2017: Thanks to the drought busting winter of 2017, trails above 7500 ft are still covered in snow. Please check back for updates.

Reviews

Aug. 10, 2015

“Went to the Inyo Ranger Station and they estimate this hike to be 16 miles RT; an additional 1.5 to 2 miles if starting from the shuttle drop off. Plan for an 18 mile hike and prepare for amazing and stunning beauty. ”

Alicia, South Orange County, CA

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