Spanish Route

A nice paved road will take you to the trailhead and into this trail cut through a thick forest.

Total Miles
5.0

Elevation

2782.71 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Summer/Fall

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Difficult: No major obstacles but trail is tight, steep and rocky in places. Lots of downed trees and big tree roots. Aggressive stock SUVs can do it, but damage is likely.

Technical Rating

7

Access Description

From Highway 168 in Shaver Lake, take Dinkey Creek Road east 11.8 miles. Turn right on McKinley Grove Road (F.S.R. 40) before Dinkey Creek Inn (supplies and gas available to public). Continue southeast another 17 miles and cross Wishon Reservoir Dam. After dam, go another 2.8 miles and turn right on 11S07. Trail is on left in another 1.6 miles.