Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

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Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by ohm44 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:39 pm

I'm planning on doing Roper's Sierra High Route + Alan Dixon's Southern Sierra High Route from early August-early September this year. I'm trying to figure out my parking options after driving out from Denver. I know Mono Village has long term parking for a fee, but I've been unable to find any info on long term parking for Cottonwood Lakes/Horseshoe Meadows, where I will be exiting. Does anyone know what the parking situation is there?








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Re: Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by papasequoia » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:08 pm

I don't believe there is a time limit at either parking area/campground/trailhead.
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Re: Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by ohm44 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:27 pm

Great, thanks!

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Re: Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by notis » Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:09 pm

@ohm44 I would be aware, however, that until the campground/trailhead area opens up, parking is along the road before the closed gate.

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Re: Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by notis » Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:40 pm

Not common (was thinking general hazards of parking along any road like that), but speak of the devil... https://scontent-lax3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/ ... e=5F17C05F and https://www.latimes.com/california/stor ... 1I2DrIMvns

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Re: Long Term Parking at Cottonwood Lakes TH?

Post by ohm44 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:28 pm

Yeah I saw that, absolutely wild. Trying to imagine how much it would suck to come back from 3 weeks in the mountains only to find your car pancaked under a truck sized boulder

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