Royal Basin Trail

Description
Ecosystem Type: Montane forest, subalpine forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: Maintained
General Elevation Trend: moderate
Unique Features:

Trail Information

Level of Difficulty: Moderate to difficult
Distance: 7.2 miles
Elevation Change: 2500 ft. to 5100 ft.
Best Season: Early July through September
Connecting Trails:
Stock: Open to stock - no camping above 3,500 feet.

Special Concerns

Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further damage.
Camping Regulations: Camp in established sites or on bare ground only. Do not camp on or trample vegetation.

Fires: Fires are not allowed above 3,500 feet.

Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Please learn how to properly secure your food to protect bears and yourself. Do not feed any wild animals!

Safety: If you plan on climbing Mount Deception, learn mountaineering skills. When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.


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