035 - WIND RIVER BLUFF
EMERGENCIES: In case of emergency, call 911. Area map shows the location of the nearest phone.
Site Location: Site is in an open lodgepole pine forest on a bluff above an abandoned beaver pond on river. Site is across river from trail. 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: 1
Elevation: 8,800 feet
Distance: 1 mile from East Portal TH, 2.5 miles from Sprague Lake TH
Approximate Travel Time: 1 hour from East Portal TH, 2 to 3 hours from Sprague Lake TH
Elevation Change: 480 feet gain from East Portal TH, net gain 90 feet from Sprague Lake TH (320 feet gain; 230 feet loss)
Water Source: Water may be available from river. RIVER MAY BE DRY AFTER MID-JULY. Boil or adequately treat all water.
To Reach the Trailhead (TH): East Portal TH: From Beaver Meadows Visitor Center follow Hwy 36 approximately 0.7 mile east and turn right onto Hwy 66. Drive to the end of the Hwy 66 (approximately 3 miles). Park your vehicle in the asphalt parking area on the east edge of the loop at the end of Hwy 66. Do NOT park in the Day Use Picnic Area.
Last updated: November 11, 2023