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Big Pine Lakes Trail

Big Pine, CA

Big Pine Lakes Trail is a 11.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Big Pine, CA that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Recent Reviews

on Tyee Lakes
4 days ago

fishing
3 Completed2 Reviews

Trail was great it had it spots where it got tough but nothing you can't handle. Elevation was a killer after 2nd lake.

on Methuselah National Recre...
6 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

We went here with children ages 9-16 years old. Do it early morning, bring plenty of water and snacks especially sunblock and hat is a must. We hiked 14k ft elevation. Need frequent stop to rest and sips of water. It was an adventure.

on White Mountain Peak Trail
8 days ago

hiking
22 Completed15 Reviews

First fourteener!!

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
11 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews


13 days ago

This is an otherworldly experience among the ancient bristlecone pines in the White Mountains. A nice moderate hike with some lovely views.

on Bishop Pass Trail
15 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

It was spectacular but bring lots of repellant. For a newbie it might be achallenge but worth it. There are several lake to choose from. My favorite is Long lake. Fishing good too.

on Tamarack Lakes Trail
16 days ago

45 Completed8 Reviews

The trail is nice, with beautiful wild flowers along the trail, most of the lakes were dry, its kind of strenuous trail, dont try if you're not fit, a lot of steep and rocky area, going back is easy its all down. Runners on the trail so lookout for them.. they're fast. Just have fun and enjoy the beauty of nature.

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
17 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Very pretty and relatively easy hike! Lots of mosquitos this time of year though (June) so bring your spray or cover up!

on White Mountain Peak Trail
17 days ago

11 Completed11 Reviews

Great Hike, my first 14er!

on Rock Creek to Long Lake T...
19 days ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

That was a excellent hiking trail. You start off from the parking lot ( but be forewarned you need to get there early parking runs out quick ) then start the trail. At one point it does split stay to the left for the easier hike. We also brought our dogs and had no problems.

on White Mountain Peak Trail
29 days ago

hiking
22 Completed15 Reviews

Spectacular views and a great place to sign in at the top

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
1 month ago

hiking
3 Completed3 Reviews

Nice moderate trail with a beautiful lake to relax, worth the hike.

on Bishop Pass Trail
1 month ago

backpacking
2 Completed2 Reviews

I hiked this trail over the pass to get to La conte canyon to meet up with friends doing the JMT. Just amazing !!!!! It was around 16 miles from the trail head to meet with the JMT but worth every mile.

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
1 month ago

backpacking
2 Completed2 Reviews

This is a great easy hike with amazing views of lakes and great Sierra mountains


1 month ago

on Lake Sabrina to Blue Lake...
1 month ago

backpacking
1 Completed1 Reviews

The trail parallels Lake Sabrina at the beginning and offers some nice views of the valley as you wind up towards Blue Luke. The granite stairs presented a challenge for the Scouts - they look like something out of Lord of the Rings! The trail becomes a little difficult to follow as you near Blue Lake but you are rewarded with one of those trademark High Sierra landscapes of high granite peaks surrounding a beautiful lake. We hiked back down in a storm - the rocks are slippery when wet.

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
1 month ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Beautiful especially in the snow! Just a wonderful hike!

on Buttermilk Country Drive
2 months ago

off road driving
4 Completed1 Reviews

Road was dirt but not bad at all, I don't even think you would need 4X4. BEAUTIFUL VIEWS! We saw deer. Very peaceful. :)

on John Muir Trail
2 months ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Fell into a life long love of mountains when I first encountered the Rockies, only to have them redefined by the Sierras a year later. I knew I had to come back for this trail and in 2014, I conquered it.

This might be the most beautiful trail in the country and should not be missed. Logistics and challenge together make for the greatest test for reward and beauty. Highly recommended if you need to change your life in any capacity, and we could all change a little.

on Little Lakes Valley to Ge...
2 months ago

nature trips
30 Completed10 Reviews

Bummer Bummer and Bummer. With stupendous planning upfront to hike this trail only took us about .7 miles with only to realize snow was daunting. Will go back and yes worth the write-up on disappointment as this is a gorgeous 7 mile hike worth going back to Bishop for.