Fish Creek Trail

San Gorgonio Wilderness, California

Elevation Gain3,086ft
Trailhead Elevation9,954ft
Elevation Min/Max7992/9958ft
Elevation Start/End9954/9954ft

Fish Creek Trail

Fish Creek Trail is a hiking trail in San Bernardino County, California. It is within San Gorgonio Wilderness. It is 5.5 miles long and begins at 9,954 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 3,086 feet. The Fish Creek Meadows (elevation 8,153 feet) wetland and Fish Creek Saddle and another camp site can be seen along the trail. The trail ends near the Mine Shaft Saddle. This trail connects with the following: Dry Lake Trail, Sky High Trail and North Fork Meadows Trail.

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100 Hikes in Southern California: San Bernardino Mountain Trails (Wilderness Press)
John W. Robinson with David Money Harris
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"**NOTE**- This area was impacted by the 2015 Lake Fire. As of 2016, the trail remains closed. Check with the Mill Creek Ranger Station at 909-382-2882 to determine if the trail has reopened. This trip enters the back door of the San Gorgonio Wilderness, climbing up Fish Creek and over Fish Creek Divide into the northeastern corner of the wild area. Because driving access is di?cult, few hikers use this route. But the forest of pine and ?r is rich and green, the waters of Fish Creek are cold and sweet, and the high mountain air is thin and invigorating. For those who wish to linger awhile along Fish Creek, stay overnight at Fish Creek Trail Camp, with primitive facilities. With a car shuttle, many enjoyable options are available."

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Trail Information

San Gorgonio Wilderness
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San Gorgonio Wilderness
Moonridge, San Gorgonio Mtn. (both 7.5-minute), San Gorgonio Wilderness (Tom Harrison)
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