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Honeymoon Lake Trail is a 11.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bishop, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

Length 11.7 mi Elevation gain 3,149 ft Route type Out & Back

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Rocky

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Rachael Pahl
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Vera Urbanovich
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Absolutely amazing. Different views, including some mine that looks abandoned. There's another lake on the way to honeymoon lake that has absolutely amazing views all around it, tons of fish, and the water is warm enough to swim! Honeymoon lake was very cold, also has tons of fish that tries to fly. There's a sign to go to another pass from there, but there was no time to go there.

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Aman Savani
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Great hike but tough initial ascent. Once you are there, you can get to many other worldly locations. Bring lots of water and wear shoes with good traction.

George Bass
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Fishing

I was trying to get to Honeymoon Lake to fish, unfortunately the bridge was flooded out over Pine Creek and I couldn’t get past it. I Don’t think I would rate this as moderate much of the trail is extremely rocky due to avalanches. I would rate it as hard due to the number of switch backs that are difficult to walk due to the excessive rocky trails.

Andrea Scharfen
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Backpacking

I go backpacking around here almost every year, and the Pine Creek Trailhead is one of the less crowded trails in the area. The first part of the hike is steep, with a quick elevation gain and a lot of switchbacks. It can get really hot and there's not much shade on the initial portion, so it's a good idea to bring a lot of water and start early. Once you get to about 10,000ft it's a pretty easy hike to Honeymoon lake. From Honeymoon, you can go on to Pine Creek, Italy pass, or a number of other lakes in the area!

Bibiana Yoon
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keri pommerenk
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C. S.
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Ricky Sanders
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Ali Martin
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Ali Martin
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Ricky Sanders
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Eric H.
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Wendy Nishikawa
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Katrin Tobin
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Marlon Lopez
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Mackenzie Franco
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Mackenzie Franco
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Marcos Ortega
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Dan Steigerwalt
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Southard Jones
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Neil Olson
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Travis Cooke
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