Long Gulch Trail Head

Elevation:5,000'

Location:

Within Carter Meadows.

Directions to Carter Meadows.

Directions to Long Gulch TH:

From the east entrance into Carter Meadows, pass Group Horse Camp, Hidden Lake TH, Hidden Horse Camp, Trail Gulch TH, and Long Gulch TH is the next TH. It is about 2.6 miles from the start of the Carter Meadow road. NOTE: The 1983 version of the Trinity Alps Wilderness map has the Long Gulch Trail and Lake and the Trail Gulch Trail and Lake reversed! This error has been corrected on subsequent maps, and the trail signs are correct. Just be aware of this if you are using a 1983 version of the map.

Road Conditions:

Good all the way.

Map:

Forest Service Trinity Alps Wilderness Map. One "mile square" left of R.9W. (top of map) and "one mile square" below T.39N. (side of map). NOTE The map used in this link is the 1983 version which has the Long Gulch Trail and Lake and the Trail Gulch Trail and Lake REVERSED!

Open by:

Long Gulch TH is usually open by late June.

Trail Head Ammenities:

Comments:

The Long Gulch/Trail Gulch loop is a great day ride.

Trails out of Long Gulch TH:


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