Squaw Leap

Type: Backcountry
Length: 10.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: Bureau of Land Management
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: NE of Fresno, from Anberry take Powerhouse Rd. N, left on Smalley Rd. to end.
State(s): California
Counties: Kern
Latitude: 37.09359
: -119.51886

Located 5 miles northwest of Auberry, in San Joaquin River Gorge. Access by Smalley Road, off Power House Road, north of Auberry. Trailhead/parking on Fresno County side of river, main trail is in Madera County, reached by equestrian bridge.


Two sections - north is 6 mile loop into chaparral uplands - shrubs and wildflowers. South (4 miles) connects with Millerton Lake recreation area/trail. deer, quail. Waterfowl, rabbit, squirrel etc. Both follow the river through oak wood, foothill pines.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
John Hervey
Bakersfield Field Office
3801 Pegasus Dr.
Bakersfield , CA 93308 -6837
(661) 391-6000



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