Ottoway Lakes Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews
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Ottoway Lakes Trail is a 30.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Oakhurst, CA that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from March until September.

30.2 miles 5445 feet Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

backpacking
4 months ago

We made it to Lower Ottoway in 8 hrs from the Quartz trail Head. It was a brutal trip but well worth the journey!!! The second day we day hiked to the top of Reds Peak Pass...(a must for anyone staying two nights). The third day we hiked out. 40 miles round trip in 3 days.
One of our best trips ever!!!

camping
1 year ago

It was such a beautiful trail! I went for a 2 day trip and it was the longest but best hike I've ever done in that amount of time. On this trial you'll see everything from mountains to forest to meadows. This trail throws in the kitchen sink as far as scenery goes. Both lower and upper Ottoway were absolutely gorgeous and felt so nice to swim in. I would advise to bring bug repellent because the trail does get buggy at times.