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Shuteye Peak - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Shuteye Peak, California 93604, USA

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About Shuteye Peak

A majestic mountain located in the Sierra National Forest in Madera County, California. It is known for its panoramic views of the San Joaquin Valley, Mammoth Mountain, Bass Lake, and North Fork areas and is home to one of the last active fire lookouts in California. The peak is accessible by a main trailhead which begins north of Central Camp used by the United States Forest Service to supply the Shuteye Peak Fire Lookout by off-road vehicle.

Attractions Near Shuteye Peak

Willow Creek Trailhead
Willow Creek Trailhead12.79km from Shuteye Peak

The Willow Creek Trailhead is a signed site with a restroom and registration box. It provides access to the 300 trails of the Danskin Trail System. This trail is great for birding, hiking, and walking, and it's unlikely you'll encounter many other people while exploring.

Bass Lake
Bass Lake13.44km from Shuteye Peak

Bass Lake is one of California's premier boating, swimming and sailing lakes. It is nearly five miles long and is surrounded by beautiful pine trees. Boat launching facilities, mooring and rentals are available at several Bass Lake marinas.Most of the land around the lake is part of the Sierra National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service designated the lake an official Recreation Area and has developed campgrounds and picnic areas on the south shore of the lake.

Fresno Dome
Fresno Dome15.12km from Shuteye Peak

Fresno Dome is better defined by the Mono Indians as "the greeting place". The dome as known to the Mono Indians as "the greeting place". John Muir encountered Fresno Dome, calling it "Wamello", in the 1870s, and used its summit to locate Fresno Grove.The campground is a favorite spot for deer hunters and is largely empty other than during deer season.

Nelder Grove
Nelder Grove16.61km from Shuteye Peak

A Giant sequoia grove located in the western Sierra Nevada within the Sierra National Forest, in Madera County, California. It contains a number of sequoia stumps, remaining from when the grove's ancient trees were logged in the late 1870s to 1890s.

Iron Lakes
Iron Lakes16.86km from Shuteye Peak

Iron Lakes is a lake in Madera County and has an elevation of 8238 feet. It is one of the iconic location where you cans pend some beautiful time by fishing and so many other leisure activities.

Sierra Vista Scenic Byway
Sierra Vista Scenic Byway17.28km from Shuteye Peak

The Sierra Vista Scenic Byway is an 82.7-mile route through the Sierra National Forest in the U.S. state of California. Many examples of the Sierra’s most distinctive granite domes, meadows and glacial valleys can be seen along the way. It starts in the San Joaquin Valley and follows Highway 168 from the city of Clovis up the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range to Kaiser Pass Meadow at approximately 9,000 feet.

Where is Shuteye Peak

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Madera County
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Madera is the Spanish term for wood. The county derives its name from the town of Madera, named when the California Lumber Company built a log flume to carry lumber to the Central Pacific Railroad there in 1876.