Cottonwood Lake #1 Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews
#11 of 14 trails in

Cottonwood Lake #1 Trail is a 10.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lone Pine, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,299 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

views

wild flowers

The hike isn't very stenuous at all.  Mostly flat with more aggressive switchbacks at the end which actually is much better, since it's less boring. There are a few places to get water, but 3-5L for the entire hike is good enough.