Desolation Wilderness Permit, CA

05 Brown Mountain

Permit Availability

Destination Zone Description

This large off trail zone at the northwest corner of the Wilderness consists of many unnamed ponds. Access from Loon Lake or Van Vleck Trailheads. Reservable Quota - 4

Know Before You Go:

Early season high water crossing from outlet of Highland Lake.


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
X: Not available
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