6N06 – Stanislaus NF

graded road

Forest Rd #6N06 – County Line Road, Fence Creek, Stanislaus National Forest

Central Sierra Nevada Mountains, California
N of Hwy 108; W of Sonora Pass

On the very edge of wilderness
Stanislaus NF
County Line Road
Fence Creek Campground (NFS)

Graded dirt road near Clarks Fork junction @ SR 108. Dirt road travels up into forest, hiking trails and meadows; South side of the volcanic Dardanelles @ Tuolumne Co. & Alpine Co. boundary

Carson Iceberg Map

County Line Trailhead
Wheats Meadow Trailhead
Carson Iceberg Wilderness Area
The Dardanelles (9524′ elev)

Clark Fork, Middle Stanislaus River

Topo Maps of this Region:

Stanislaus National Forest Map USDA
Carson Iceberg Wilderness Map USDA
Carson, Emigrant, Mokelumne Map NatGeo
Sierra Nevada Topo Map

  • backpacker access
  • day hiking
  • horse camping
  • primitive camping
  • trailhead camping
  • winter road closure, annually
    Check with local rangers on road access and conditions.

    Rd# 6N06, climbs to mountain scenery at upper elevations, well of the main highway. Route is a 2-lane wide road at times, narrower and private towards the end of roads; several dirt roads, overgrown 2 tracks w/ many camp sites to choose from. Dispersed primitive camping requires a camp fire permit.

    6N06rd

    OHV off-roaders will only find dead ends on dirt route 6N06. NO motorized access in nearby wilderness. Wheelers should try south of Highway 108 @ Niagra Campgrounds; Niagra Off Road #5N01 for all the noise-makers, gear heads, dirt bikes, and toy boxes. Niagra Creek, Niagra OHV, Niagra 4×4.

    Closest towns:

    Dardanelle
    Pinecrest Lake
    Twain Harte

    volcano mdws

    7N83 – Stanislaus NF

    whitehorse

    Forest Road #7N83 – Clark Fork Rd
    Paved spur road, off Highway 108, Sonora Pass

    Stanislaus National Forest
    Clark Creek, flows west to Middle Fork Stanislaus River
    Horse camping, Campground Camping, close to trailheads

    NFS Campgrounds on this road:
    NFS

    Clark Fork Campground
    Clark Horse Campground
    Sand Flat Campground

    Clark Canyon is a popular horse camping area in Stanislaus, located in between 9000′ – 10,000′ elevation peaks. This Sierra Nevada area is known for volcanic features and nice meadows. A small set of (hidden) cabins and pay phone along highway will be the best landmark for identifying the Clark turn off.

    Hiking trailheads on this road:

    Iceberg Meadow Trailhead
    Carson Iceberg Wilderness Area

    Forest Road #6N06, a dirt road to higher elevations and primitive camps, is also close by. Traversing up above the Fence Creek Campground (NFS).

    Topo Maps of this Region:

    Stanislaus National Forest Map USDA
    Carson Iceberg Wilderness Map USDA
    Carson, Emigrant, Mokelumne Map NatGeo
    Sierra Nevada Topo Map

    clarkstrails

    Closest towns:

    Dardanelle, CA
    Pinecrest Lake, CA
    Twain Harte, CA

    Stanislaus Campgrounds

    Stanislaus Camping / Sonora Pass Camping

    CAMPGROUND RESERVATIONS

    Campgrounds inside Stanislaus National Forest

    Hwy 4, Stanislaus National Forest Camping

    campground elev spots veg toilet water notes
    Big Meadow Campground 6200′ 30 pines flush piped Hi Sierra; no RV hookups
    Bloomfield Campground 7800′ 20 pines vault pump Mokelumne River fishing
    Board’s Crossing Camp 3800′ 5 pines vault creek Stanislaus River fishing
    Hermit Valley Campground 7100′ 8 pines vault creek June-Oct
    Lake Alpine Campground 7300′ 25 pines flush piped June-Oct
    Mosquito Lakes Camp 8260′ 8 pines vault lake Sierra river fishing
    Pacific Valley Campground 7600′ 9 pines vault no meadow, June-Oct
    Sand Flat Campground 5900′ 6 pines vault creek 4WD camp, June-Oct
    Silvertip Campground 7300′ 23 pines flush piped June-Oct
    Silver Valley Campground 7400′ 21 pines flush piped June-Oct
    Stanislaus River Campground 6200′ 25 pines vault pump Sierra river fishing

    Hwy 120, Groveland Yosemite Camping

    campground elev spots veg toilet water notes
    Lost Claim Campground 3100′ 10 pines vault pump May-Sep
    Lumsden Campground 1500′ 11 mixed vault creek Tuolumne River fishing
    Lumsden Bridge Camp 1500′ 9 mixed vault creek Tuolumne River fishing
    South Fork Campground 1500′ 8 vault creek Tuolumne River fishing

    Hwy 108, Sonora Pass Camping Stanislaus

    campground elev spots veg toilet water notes
    Crandall OHV Camp 5000′ disp no no May-Oct
    Dardanelle RV Park & Cabins 5700′ park pines flush piped 209-965-4355
    Boulder Flat Campground 5600′ 20 pines vault piped Stanislaus River
    Cascade Creek Campground 6000′ 12 pines vault creek May-Oct
    Deadman Campground 6200′ 17 pines vault piped Stanislaus River fishing
    Herring Creek Campground 7350′ 7 pines pit creek May-Oct
    Mill Creek Campground 6200′ 19 pines vault creek May-Oct
    Niagara Creek Campground 6600′ 10 pines vault creek May-Oct
    Niagara Creek OHV Camp 6600′ 10 pines vault creek 4×4 camps, May-Oct
    Sand Bar Flat Campground 3000′ 10 pines vault piped Stanislaus River fishing
    Trout Creek Campground 5400′ disp. chem creek equestrian, May-Oct

    GOLD COUNTRY CALIFORNIA Hwy 49

    see also
    Calaveras Big Trees State Park

    Calaveras Big Trees

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