Desolation Wilderness Permit, CA

Permit Availability

Destination Zone Description

This east side zone is an area of peaks and rugged terrain. Grouse Lakes are accessed via a primitive trail heading south off the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail near the south shore of Rubicon Lake. Reservable Quota - 2

Know Before You Go:

Steep rugged terrain with no maintained trails.


A: Available for online reservation (click to book entry date)
L: Accepting Lottery Application (click to apply for the lottery)
W: Available at the Facility
R: Reserved
C: Closed
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