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Best trails in Lone Pine

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Looking for a great trail near Lone Pine, California? AllTrails has 44 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Kings Canyon National Park, we've got you covered. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 23 hard trails in Lone Pine ranging from 6.5 to 237.2 miles and from 5,820 to 14,481 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Lone Pine
Top trails (44)
#1 - Mount Whitney Trail
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 22.5 mi • Est. Multi-day
Note: As of July 06, 2020 Whitney Portal Area was evaluated by Geologists after an earthquake and rockslide and the Southern area of Whitney Portal remains closed, but most trails have re-opened. PleaShow more
#2 - Mobius Arch Loop Trail
Alabama Hills Recreation Area
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Mobius Arch Loop Trail is a 0.6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lone Pine, California that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#3 - Mount Langley
Sequoia National Park
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Length: 21.6 mi • Est. 11 h 42 m
Mount Langley is a 21.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lone Pine, California that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and Show more
#4 - Cottonwood Lakes Trail
Golden Trout Wilderness
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Length: 16.1 mi • Est. 7 h 28 m
Please note that the gate leading to this trailhead is currently closed (06/04/2020). Cottonwood Lakes Loop starts from Horseshoe Meadow and travels from the Golden Trout Wilderness into John Muir WiShow more
#5 - PCT: CA Section H - Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow
Inyo National Forest
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Length: 188.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
PCT: CA Section H - Crabtree Meadow to Tuolumne Meadow is a 188.2 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Lone Pine, California that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as dShow more
#6 - Cottonwood Lake #1 Trail
Golden Trout Wilderness
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 1 m
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 fShow more
#7 - Chicken Spring Lake via Cottonwood Pass Trail
Golden Trout Wilderness
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 33 m
Chicken Spring Lake via Cottonwood Pass Trail is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lone Pine, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers Show more
#8 - Movie Road Trail
Alabama Hills Recreation Area
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Length: 17 mi • Est. 8 h 32 m
Over 400 movies have been filmed here! “Movie Road Self-Guided Tour” pamphlet can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce and Film History Museum in Lone Pine or as PDF online. A tough and gnarly roadShow more
#9 - John Muir Trail
Yosemite National Park
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Length: 211 mi • Est. Multi-day
Yosemite National Park is open to those with reservations begining on Thursday, June 11. See the park website for more info: https://www.nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/covid19.htm The John Muir Trail passShow more
#10 - Horseshoe Meadows to Mount Whitney and Whitney Portal Trailhead via New Army Pass
Sequoia National Park
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Length: 37.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
There a very nice camp site right at Gyuot Creek. There is also a stock camp exactly at the Rock Creek crossing (it is about 1 before Gyuot Creek). Both camps are close to running creeks.Show more
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