Nelson Lake

Tuolumne Meadows

Day 1
5.5mi
+2,000ft / -900ft
Day 2
5.5mi
+900ft / -2,000ft
Permit

Wilderness permit required for overnight trips.

May through October: apply 169 days before the start date by 11:59 PM PT. Apply today to start as early as October 6, 2021.

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CurrentNelson Lake
Tuolumne Meadows
6mi/day
+2,000ft/day