Monache Meadows

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

Total Miles
9.0

Elevation

2621.77 ft

Duration

4 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

A few small hills and mildly rocky in places. Sandy whoop-tidos crossing Monache Meadows. River crossings usually shallow, but may be deeper in the spring. Suitable for high-clearance stock SUVs. Four-wheel drive is recommended but is not always necessary if you stay on main route.

Technical Rating

3

Access Description

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 Work Station. 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.