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Mokelumne Wilderness - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Arnold, CA 95223, USA

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About Mokelumne Wilderness

The 105,165 acre Mokelumne Wilderness straddles the crest of the central Sierra Nevada, within the Stanislaus, Eldorado, and Toiyabe National Forests. It encompasses an area of the Sierra Nevada mountain range between Ebbetts Pass to Carson Pass. There are two sections separated by the Blue Lakes Road and an Off-Road Vehicle corridor. With landscapes ranging from deep canyons to alpine heights and more than two hundred ice-scoured lakes and tarns, fishing and hiking are popular activities.


Attractions Near Mokelumne Wilderness

Deadwood Peak
Deadwood Peak5.17km from Mokelumne Wilderness

Deadwood Peak lies in the center of Mokelumne Wilderness across Summit City Creek from Round Top. It is also situated on the shared border of Pierce County and Yakima County in Washington state. Deadwood Peak is set on the crest of the Cascade Range, immediately north of Yakima Peak and Chinook Pass, with the Pacific Crest Trail traversing its east slope.

Upper Blue Lake
Upper Blue Lake5.93km from Mokelumne Wilderness

A wonderful lake and a put-and-take fishery in Alpine County in the Blue Lakes Recreation Area. There are abundant campsites at Lower Blue Lake, Middle Creek, and Upper Blue Lake Campgrounds. A boat launch area exists for Upper Blue Lake near the dam.

Wheeler Lake
Wheeler Lake7.15km from Mokelumne Wilderness

Wheeler Lake is the second-largest lake on the Tennessee River in northern Alabama, second only to Guntersville Lake. it stretches 60 miles from Wheeler Dam to Guntersville Dam. Wheeler Lake is a major recreation and tourist center, attracting about four million visits a year. Along with camping, boating, and fishing, visitors enjoy the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge several miles upstream from the dam.

Lost Lakes
Lost Lakes7.52km from Mokelumne Wilderness

Lost Lake is a lake in the Desolation Wilderness in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, south of Lake Tahoe in El Dorado County, California, United States. It is a wonderful recreational area with a lot of things to see and do. This place is surrounded by lush greenery and is famous for swimming and fishing.

Fourth of July Lake
Fourth of July Lake8.06km from Mokelumne Wilderness

Fourth of July Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 109. This lake is in top form and is one of the areas top producing winter-only lakes for trout fishing. It is a popular destination for fly anglers.

Mosquito Lake
Mosquito Lake9.49km from Mokelumne Wilderness

The Mosquito Lakes are popular roadside waters located on Highway 4 between Arnold and Markleeville. The Mosquito Lakes have a campground across the highway that can be busy during the peak summer holidays. visitors can enjoy camping, hiking, and fishing.

Where is Mokelumne Wilderness

Discover More Attractions in Alpine County, Where Mokelumne Wilderness Is Located

Alpine County
Alpine County
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This is the least populous county in California state. There are no incorporated cities in the county.

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