Jordan Peak Lookout Trail

Camp Nelson, California 93208

Jordan Peak Lookout Trail

Jordan Peak Lookout Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Jordan Peak Lookout was built in 1934 and is still operated by paid staff during the fire season. At 9115 feet, it has the distinction of being one of the highest lookouts in California. It also affords one of the most dramatic 360-degree views the region has to offer. Near the summit grows a cluster of beautiful fawn lilies. The wildflowers, quite rare in these parts, can provide a stunning display in early spring."

Jordan Peak Lookout Trail Reviews

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Unbelievable views- well worth the long and winding road to get to the trailhead. Not a difficult or long hike, but use caution when driving in. We drove our Prius and made it without a problem, but the road leading up to the trail is not paved and would be best for a vehicle with a little more ground clearance.

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Trail Information

Camp Nelson
Nearby City
550 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 hour
Late spring to fall
8,550 feet
Trailhead Elevation
9,115 feet
Top Elevation
Sequoia National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Camp Nelson
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018