Bear Box at Porcupine Flat (YW03)

Generated on 15 Apr 2014 - see revision history - please send updates to the webmaster

home Go to the main Bear Box Page or a clickable Bear Boxes Map or a complete list of 142 Bear Boxes
north Prev box is YW02: Yosemite Creek, Ten Lakes Parking.
east Next box is YW04: Porcupine Creek.
info GPS Waypoints in Region YW : simple Waypoint+ format, download GPX file, or overlay on interactive map.

Detail Map of waypoint YW03 in Yosemite Park West:
(scroll down for directions, waypoints, and area map)

  1. YW03 is 4 large boxes, at about 8100 feet, in the GPS route YOSEMITE WEST.

  2. Directions from Steve Eckert, with GPS waypoint, Sep 1999:
    Four large boxes (new in 1999) around the trailhead parking at the Porcupine Flat trailhead roughly 7 miles west of Tenaya Lake on Hwy 120. The trailhead is across the highway from the Porcupine Flat Campground, and the boxes are on the south side of Hwy 120.

  3. YW03 coordinates: (see waypoint and interactive map links above)
      (lat,lon) = (37.8067700, -119.5642500) in decimal degrees, NAD83.
      (zone,east,north) = (11S, 274340.0, 4187275.0) in decimal meters, NAD27.

  4. Scroll down for a regional map of the entire Yosemite Park West region.


Map exported from TOPO! software, used with permission.


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