Destinations | Mountains | Sierra National Forest


Courtright Reservoir inside Sierra National Forest, on the border of Ansel Adamas Wilderness
Ansel Adams Wilderness - 230,300 acres
Ansel Adams Wilderness Hiking Maps
Backpackers Topo Maps - California
(South side entry)
Sierra National Forest
Pineridge Ranger District
P. O. Box 300
Shaver Lake, CA 93664
209/ 841-3311
(West side Entry)
Sierra National Forest
Minarets Ranger District
North Fork, CA 93643
209/ 877-2218
(East side Entry)
Inyo National Forest
Mammoth Ranger District
P. O. Box 148
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546
209/ 934-2505
Ranger Contact:
Mono Lake Ranger District
P. O. Box 429
Lee Vining, CA 93541
760/ 647-6525
mapsFormerly the Minarets Wilderness, was re-named in 1984 to honor the famous photographer.
Rugged area that includes the high country east of the Sierra crest.
Heavily used area. Portable stoves recommended; wood fires are prohibited in some areas. Firewood scarce above 10,000 feet elevation. Backcountry permits limited: June - September. Visitor permits are required and reservations are advisable.