Monache Meadows

This trail is located in a gorgeous valley bordered by wilderness area.

Total Miles


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4 Hours
Technical Rating
3 / 10
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Trail Overview
Monache Meadows
Cross the South Fork of Kern River and find a camp spot to stay a few days in this beautiful area. The river provides amazing fishing, exploring and relaxing along its shores. It is open to green-sticker vehicles, but stay on designated routes.
Getting There
From Kernville, take Sierra Way north about 20 miles and turn right on Sherman Pass Road. Go another 32 miles following signs to Black Rock Workstation. Continue north 3.5 miles on 21S03 and turn right on 21S36. Go another 3.6 miles and turn left on dirt road 34E38. Trailhead is on left in another mile.
Contact for Current Conditions
Inyo N.F.
Mount Whitney Ranger District
(760) 876-6200