Duck Lake Trail is a 11 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Mammoth Lakes, CA that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from June until October. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.
This large, grand, austere mountain lake is close enough for a day hike from Mammoth Lakes, but far enough that it still offers solitude to those who want it. Wilderness permit required for overnight use.