Farewell Gap

Three Rivers, California 93271

Farewell Gap

Farewell Gap Professional Review and Guide

"The Farewell Gap Trail was a popular route into the Kern River backcountry, at least until another trail was built over Franklin Pass. Nowadays, only the initial stretch of trail to the Franklin Lakes Trail junction is well traveled. However, hikers in good physical condition searching for excellent vistas will find the 5.5-mile climb to Farewell Gap quite rewarding, where the panorama of Mineral King and Little Kern River’s upper basin create picture-postcard scenes."

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Trail Information

Three Rivers
Nearby City
3,320 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
Mid-July to mid-October
Sequoia National Park
Local Contacts
USGS’s Mineral King
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Aug 2018