Devil's Bathtub Trailhead - Ansel Adams Wilderness

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Devil's Bathtub Trailhead - Ansel Adams Wilderness
Created On: Sep 26, 2009
Last Edited On: Sep 26, 2009

Devil's Bathtub Trailhead

This is a Sierra National Forest trail which provides access to Devil’s Bathtub, Graveyard Lakes, Quail Meadows, and Pacific Crest Trail.


Edison Lake Area. Trailhead starts on northeast side of Edison Lake. From the Eastwood Visitor Center at Huntington Lake travel 17 miles east on the Kaiser Pass road (Forest Road 80) to the Edison Lake turnoff (Road 5S80), (1 mile past the High Sierra Visitor Center) turn left and travel 3 miles to Edison Lake, Continue past the Vermillion Valley Resort approximately 1 mile, stay to the right and continue .5 mile to the trailhead.


June through October (dependent upon snowfall)

Permits & Quota

Permits required for overnight camping in wilderness areas. Permits are available at Forest Service offices in Clovis, Prather, Huntington Lake and High Sierra. A campfire permit is required for overnight camping at the trailhead.

Trailhead: # J61
Reservation: 18
First-Come-First-Serve: 12

Trailhead Facilities

Bear boxes; loading and unloading chutes; overnight camping for 1 night; restrooms; water and water troughs. There are separate facilities for horse camping and backpackers.

Nearby Campgrounds

This is a samll (maybe 3) site at the trailhead itself. Otherwise there are pleny of national forest campsites nearby.

Devil's Bathtub Trailhead - Ansel Adams Wilderness

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