Backpack Bearpaw Meadow to Redwood Meadow

Backpack Bearpaw Meadow to Redwood Meadow

Rate this Adventure Buckeye Flat Campground

Distance

21.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

5400 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Camping, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Easy Parking
Forest
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Scenic
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Wildlife

The Bearpaw Meadow to Redwood Meadow Trail is a 21.3 mile backpacking or trail running route in Sequoia National Park that features a meadow and beautiful scenery.

Redwood Meadow is absolutely gorgeous - an amazing reward for your backpacking efforts. This trail is a great backpacking route to take in the early spring when elevated trails are still covered in snow. The trail progresses from the foothills to a giant sequoia grove. The rivers can be a bit challenging to cross after heavy rain. Weather in the Sierras is notorious for quickly changing, so be sure to check the National Park radar forecast before you set out and refresh yourself on lightening protocol. 

Begin at Buckeye Flat Campground. If you want to extend your backpacking trip, the trail connects to a system of other trails that will lead you north to Giant Forest or South to Mineral King. 

Photos: Len Hardy and Scott Lowe

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $100/night

Starry Night

Squaw Valley, California

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Distance

21.3 Miles

Elevation Gain

5400 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Camping, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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