Dinkey Lakes WildernessThis is one of several trailheads leading in to the Sierra National Forest "Dinkey Lakes Wilderness."
Dinkey Lakes Wilderness
LocationFrom Clovis: Take Highway 168 toward Shaver Lake. Turn east on Dinkey Creek Road. Continue 12.5 miles then turn right on McKinley Grove Road. Continue14 miles east to Courtright Road, turn left on Road 8S07, west side of the lake. Travel 3 miles past Trapper Springs Campground to the trailhead.
SeasonJune through October (snow conditions permitting)
Common DestinationsCliff Lake, Rock Lake, Second Dinkey Lake, Eagle Peak & The Three Sisters.
Permits & QuotaYes. Permits are required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. First-come/first-served walk in permits may be obtained at the Sierra National Forest: High Sierra Ranger Station in Prather; Dinkey Creek Visitor Station (Huntington Lake), or Supervisors Office in Clovis.
Daily Advance Reservations: 12
Daily First-come-First-serve: 8
ReservationsYes. Permits may be reserved up to one-year in advance, reservations fees apply. Completed reservations forms may be mailed to:
High Sierra Ranger District
P.O. Box 559
Prather, CA 93651