Lake Valley Trailhead

Near Arnold, California

Lake Valley Trailhead does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


This trailhead provides access to Lake Valley and Camp Irene. It is 5.1 miles to Camp Irene. Very steep trail with many slopes and switchbacks. Mokelumne River access/pools. No water until you reach the river. No cows. In Mokelumne Wilderness.

Trailhead is accessible for highway-legal 4x4 high clearance vehicles only, very rough road (not all wheel drive accessible). Parking for non-4x4 vehicles is available at Round Valley SNO-PARK.

Elevation: 7548 feet.
Lat/Long: 38.4847, -120.0195