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Numerous Day-Use sites are available for picnicking, hiking, sightseeing, and more. These include:

  • Appletree
  • Arch
  • Grassy Hollow
  • Inspiration Point
  • Jackson Lake
  • Lake
  • Mescal
  • North Shore
  • Peavine
  • Vincent Gap


A Big Pines Parking Pass is required at all Day-Use sites managed by Mountain High under Forest Service Concessionaire permit. The Big Pines Parking Pass now replaces the Forest Service Adventure pass at all of our Day-Use areas and trailheads (Vincent Gap & Inspiration Point).

Pricing is similar at just $5 per day and $30 per season. Jackson Lake is $10 daily (or Annual Pass). Big Pines Parking Passes may be purchased at:

  • Mountain High's North Lodge
  • Mountain Hardware
  • Wrightwood Market
  • Grassy Hollow Visitors Center
  • Jackson Lake


For more information, please contact Mountain High at (760) 316-7828.

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