Winter Recreation Trails:
Wild Basin Area
Skiing and snowshoeing are popular winter activities. However, be aware that mountain weather can be extreme. Clear, warm conditions can change to severe snowstorms with strong winds and complete whiteouts within minutes. If skiing or showshoeing go prepared to spend the night. The few extra pounds in your pack may save your life. Check with Park Rangers or at the Visitor Centers for current conditions.



Ten Essentials
  • Extra Clothing
  • UV rated sunglasses
  • Extra food
  • Extra water
  • First Aid Kit
  • Waterproof matches
  • Space Blanket
  • Pocket knife
  • Map and compass
  • Flashlight, with spare bulb and batteries


Trail Distances
From Winter Parking Lot
Copeland Falls 1.3 miles
Calypso Cascade 2.8 miles
Ouzel Falls 3.7 miles
Ouzel Lake 5.9 miles
Thunder Lake 7.7 miles
Lion Lake #1 8.0 miles
Bluebird Lakes 7.3 miles
Finch Lake 5.3 miles
Pear Lake 7.3 miles
From Sandbeach Lake Trailhead:
Sandbeach Lake 4.2 miles


Winter Trail Map
(Wild Basin Area)

This downloadable copy of the Wild Basin Winter Trail Map will print on a 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper (with a 1/4 inch boarder). Use this map to plan your winter activities in Wild Basin.

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       Wild Basin Winter Trial Map (116k) 



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