Bee Gulch Trail

Trailhead is directly across Hwy 4 at the Chickaree Day Use Area located at the east end of Lake Alpine. Climbs 3 miles to the top of Mt. Reba where the trail enters the Mokelumne Wilderness. Follow Reba Road for about 1 mile to the top of Mt. Reba. Great panoramic views and fabulous wildflowers in July and August.

  • Trailhead Location: Chickaree Day Use Area
  • GPS Coordinates: 38 28561 -119 59296
  • Distance Roundtrip: 6-8 miles
  • Difficulty: Strenuous
  • Hiking Season: Early Spring to Late Autumn
  • Features: Alpine Lake, View, Solitude, Wild Flowers
  • Services Available: Vista
  • USGS Topo Map 7.5': Spicer Meadow Reservoir
  • USGS Topo Map PDF:

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Pack a picnic or set up camp! Chickaree Picnic Ground is located on the east shore of Lake Alpine, featuring tables, grills, flush toilets, and piped water.