Desolation Wilderness Permit, CA

13 Lakes #3 and #5

Permit Availability

Destination Zone Description

This western slope zone is accessible from the Van Vleck Trailhead via the Red Peak Trail, or from the Barrett Lake "4WD" Trail terminous at Barrett Lake.. It includes Lake #3 and Lake #5. Reservable Quota - 4

Know Before You Go:

Wilderness access via the Barrett lake "4WD" Trail shares Off Highway Vehicle use starting at Dark Lake from the Wrights Lake area.


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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