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Baxter Pass Trailhead, CA

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Baxter Pass Trailhead

The Baxter Pass trail provides access to the John Muir Wilderness . After climbing more than 6,000 feet of elevation to the Sierra Crest, the trail continues into Kings Canyon National Park  ...[more]




From Highway 395, approximately 2 miles north of Independence, CA:

  • Turn West onto Fish Hatchery Road.
  • Turn right onto North Oak Creek Road, at the fork about 1 mile from the highway.
  • The Baxter Pass Trailhead is at the end of North Oak Creek Road, about 5 miles from Highway 395.

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