Long Meadow Trail #31E15 is a 2.5 mile round trip hike. Located 36 miles east of Visalia California. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Long Meadow trail is 3.8 miles long. It begins at Shake Camp and ends at Forest Boundary. The trail is open for the following uses: Horseback Riding. Leaves from Shake Camp in Mtn. Home State Forest. Trail travels northeasterly starting at 6,800’ and enters Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks at approximately 9,000’. Trail crosses the Tule River twice, then junctions with the Touhy Gap Trail, then rises steeply on a rocky trail with many switchbacks to Summit Lake. Approximate hiking time to Summit Lake is 6-8 hours. Fishing is available along the trail.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.