Wuksachi Trail is a secluded forest trail that runs between Sequoia National Park’s Wuksachi lodge and the Lodgepole Campground. It connects with the Twin Lakes Trail, connecting the lodge to the High Sierra backcountry.
Trail Type: End-to-End
Trail Length: 3 miles
Elevation Gain: 220 feet
Trail Condition: Well Maintained
Dogs Allowed? No
Trail Activities: Hiking
This is a quiet trail that's often overlooked, due to the wealth of short hikes in the area. It's a great way to spend a morning. You can hike from Wuksachi Lodge to the Lodgepole area, eat lunch, and ride the shuttle back, or vice versa. The hike climbs some moderate hills and crosses two creeks -- via bridges.
Hike Difficulty: Moderate
Hike Duration: 2 hours
Bears, Cold, Forest Fire, Heat, Mountain Lions, Snakes
Go past Wuksatchi Lodge to the furthest northeast parking lot in the Wuksachi area. You can also walk to the trail head from the lodge, using the network of trails right next to the lodge. The trailhead is located at the far end of the parking lot. There is a park service map located at the trailhead.
Trailhead Coordinates: 36.612564,-118.751289