As of October 11, 2020, the Wilderness has been closed due to the El Dorado Fire, All trails leading from the trailhead to the wilderness are also closed. WE WILL NOT BE ISSUING PERMITS FOR THE WILDERNESS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
The Forest Service has exempted Aspen Grove trail and allowed access to the Aspen Grove area from the trailhead to the wilderness boundary, about 1/4 mile, so that people can view the aspens changing color. A day use permit is required.
Entry past the stream crossing or any other trail into to the wilderness is prohibited We will only be issuing permits for Aspen Grove.