058 - FINCH LAKE (GROUP)
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Finch Lake is a shallow lake in a thick forest of lodgepole pine. Individual and Group/Stock sites are on north side of lake. A wood sign indicates the path to the site; the path may be marked by red arrowheads on trees. Camp safely away from standing dead trees, as near as is safely possible to the silver metal arrowhead.
Number of Sites: 2 individual; 1 group/stock
Elevation: 9,910 feet
Distance: 4.6 miles from Finch Lake TH, 5.3 miles from Wild Basin TH
Approximate Travel Time: 4 to 6 hours
Elevation Change: 1,440 feet gain from Finch Lake TH, 1,410 feet gain from Wild Basin TH
Water Source: Water is available from Cony Creek. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): Finch Lake TH: From Beaver Meadows Visitor Center follow Hwy 36 approximately 1 mile east then turn right onto Mary’s Lake Road and follow approximately 2.4 miles to Hwy 7. Turn right and follow Hwy 7 approximately 9.1 miles to Wild Basin Road. Turn right onto Wild Basin Road and drive past the Wild Basin Lodge, then veer right to approach the Entrance Station. After the Entrance Station follow the road approximately 1.8 miles to the TH. A stock loading area is also close to this TH.
Last updated: August 14, 2023