Kaiser Wilderness

Located in the Sierra National Forest in California.

The 22,700-acre Kaiser Wilderness lies immediately north of Huntington Lake. The area is named after Kaiser Ridge, which divides the wilderness into two distinctly different regions. Elevations range from 7,000 feet to more than 10,000 feet. The Southern part of the area rises gradually from red fir and Jeffrey pine forests to the alpine zone along Kaiser Ridge. The northern part of the wilderness contains 18 small lakes and is heavily used. The northwest part is steeper, more rugged and less used. Visitor permits are required.

For further information contact: Pineridge Ranger District, Sierra National Forest

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 25 May 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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