Spanish Route

Total Miles
5.0

Elevation

2,782.71 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

7

Difficult

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Photos of Spanish Route

Spanish Route
Spanish Route
Spanish Route

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

Status Reports

Brian Pond
Nov 05, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed
Seasonal Closure
Jeff Stacey
Aug 18, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Shyam Patel
Jul 23, 2023
4x4
Temporarily Closed

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.

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