Slickrock Trail

Total Miles
6.3

Elevation

2,253.60 ft

Duration

3 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

This short route is a rare combination of difficult obstacles and great scenery. Passes through popular Union/Utica recreation area. Lots of hiking, biking and water activities at each end of the route. Street-legal vehicles only. Great camping along the trail after Waypoint 02. We recommend you camp over the weekend and explore area on foot.

Photos of Slickrock Trail

Slickrock Trail
Slickrock Trail

Difficulty

Difficult: Awkward, tight turns through large boulders and solid rock. Body damage possible. Not for stock SUVs. Experienced drivers only.

Technical Rating

7

Status Reports

Michael Temple
Jul 29, 2023
2021 Jeep Gladiator
Open
Normal
Brandon Fahlenkamp
Jul 18, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Seasonal Closure
Devin Chouinard
Jul 15, 2023
4x4
Open
Dusty
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice
Trail Gypc
Jul 14, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Trail Restoration
Seasonal Closure

Access Description

From Stockton, take Route 4 northeast about 97 miles to Bear Valley where gas is available. Continue another 3.4 miles and turn right at sign for Lake Alpine West Shore. Follow paved road south just one-tenth mile. Avoid left turn for Alpine Lake Campground. Bear right where road swings left to main parking area. Road immediately changes to gravel. Trail starts on left where Bear Valley Biking Trail goes right.

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