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Minarets Pack Station is California's Best - Kept Secret of the High Sierra Backcountry.  Outdoor Recreation, Pack Trips, Trail Rides, River Fishing, Lake Fishing, Glamping Tent Cabins, Day Rides, Go Off Grid with Us.  

Minarets Pack Station is located on Miller Meadow, 5S88, in the Sierra National Forest of California, providing pack service into the Ansel Adam's Wilderness and Southern Yosemite National Park.  Our family owned and managed pack station is one of the Sierra National Forests best kept secrets as we are the most remote pack station on the West side of the Sierras. We are located on the southern border of Yosemite National Park.

Minarets Pack Station's Location is:  Longitude -119.29087   Latitude 37.50357

Welcome to the 2023 Minarets Pack Station Season

We are now taking reservations for the 2023 season

We strongly suggest reserving dates for larger groups, more than 6, from the middle of June to the end of August. Please plan early and confirm your groups participation. We do not book groups for the same day pack out, so the date you reserve with Minarets Pack Station is the only group going out that day.  Click here to RESERVE now.

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Best California Pack Station - Minarets Pack Station - Wilderness Pack Trips

Camp, and Fish, our many Lakes, Creeks, and the San Joaquin River

Plan your next outdoor vacation in the backcountry by going off grid with Minarets Pack Station. Experience the wilderness by hiking the trails to our many lakes. A retreat in the woods trekking and sightseeing nature is an adventure. Spend time with family and friends camping, fishing, and backpacking. The Ansel Adam’s Wilderness has some of the best trout fishing in California. Enjoy some Sierra High Country Forest stargazing near the campfire. Pack your sleeping bags, tents, and something to barbeque. Come explore the high country with us!

Minarets Pack Station Offers:

Glamping Tent Cabin Packages:

Glamping Tent Types: Single/Double/Triple/

Family (of 8)

  • Baggage Storage
  • Free Supper
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Showers
  • Free Garbage Service
  • Pet Friendly
  • Outdoor Sink
  • Vault Toilets
  Pack Trips & Riding
  • Fully Outfitted Pack Trips
  • Weekend Wilderness Pack Trips
  • Dunnage Drops
  • Full Day Rides w/ Lunch
  • 1/2 Day Rides w/Lunch
  • Re-Supply Trips
   The Outdoorsman
  • Camp Sites
  • Camping Trailer Sites
  • Stock Trailer Camp Sites
  • Bear Boxes
  • Outdoor Sink
  • Water
  • Vault Toilets

MPS Hosts:

  • Glamping Tent Group Gatherings (18 sleeping single or 26 w/sharing of beds)
  • Team Builders
  • Family Reunions    (up to 75 Guests) 
  • Painting Groups
  • Photography Groups
  • Birding & Wildlife Viewing Groups
  • Hiking Groups

Things to Do in the Forest

  • Swimming at Granite Creek
  • Fish Granite Creek
  • Deer Hunting Season
  • Explore the Wilderness
  • Go Horseback Riding
  • Paint the Scenery
  • Nature Photography
  • Hike Along the Many Meadows
  • Learn Survival Skills with Friends
Off Grid Entertainiing with Minarets Pack Station Cookbook

Off~Grid Entertaining with Minarets Pack Station

Off-Grid Entertaining with Minarets Pack Station is a collection of recipes with ingredients that I use in my kitchen at work and at home. 

The Wire-O Soft Cookbook comes with a code emailed to the reader that can be opened on a phone, laptop, tablet or desktop.  It's a two for one deal.

To ORDER, Click the Link Below.  Thank you so much!

Minarets Pack Station Adventure Trips

We pack your gear in to a destination of your choice while you either ride with us or hike at your leisure. 

Glamping at Minarets Pack Station

Glamping or glamorous camping adds that extra touch of comfort to your mountain stay.

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