We should have listened to the other reviews and turned around at the ski lift to come back the way we came. Nº 882 sur 11 961 choses à voir/à faire à Californie. The trail down is a slippery dirt road and the trail at the 3.1-3.3 mile mark no longer exists. Since you're heading to June Lake, continue forward at this point, making your way through the trees. It is a beautiful loop that showcases the volcanic nature of the Sierras. hiking views lake forest nature-trips wildlife wild-flowers backpacking camping birding dogs-leash river trail-running dogs walking waterfall fishing Contact Information Inyo National Forest 351 Pacu Lane Suite 200 Bishop, CA 93514 760-873-2400 Stay Connected Contact Us Very dangerous. Come prepared to volunteer towards local trails in the June Lake Loop. Click here for more information. When preparing for an overnight hike, please Kayaking & Canoeing. Trailhead starts at the Mono County Maybe just track back from the ski lifts. The road will end at a gate just before the lake. You will be rewarded with amazing views of the valley in both directions. The lake, the mountains, the river and falls were wonderful. The trails are endless, here are a few local favorites, Road - 22 mile loop, 1,000 feet elevation gain/loss - cycling, Dirt - 4 miles one way, 2,200 feet elevation gain - fire roads, Dirt - 25 miles one way, 2,000 feet elevation gain - single track/fire road, Dirt - 10.5 mile loop, 200 feet elevation gain - fire road/single track, Dirt - 5.7 miles one way, 647 feet elevation gain - single track, Dirt - 3.6 miles one way, 1,170 feet elevation gain - single track, Check out other areas around June Lake for biking adventure, The busiest tourism season is Summer (June/July/Aug), The water is better up here, drink it from the tap, Looking for more information. Would highly recommend just going out and back. The trail forks up Bloody Canyon to Sardine Lake and is strenuous but beautiful. Parking off the 158 across from the fire department, the trail goes 1230' up hill all the way to the Ski lift. Once you get to the ski lodge you follow the road down down down down through a few switch backs. 3.2 mile hike to a secluded lake filled with brownies and stunning views along the way. We didn’t loop around because we could t get enough of that view! See all. June to Mammoth Bike Trail. Dirt - 25 miles one way, 2,000 feet elevation gain - single track/fire road. The sturdy mountain in the center there is Carson Peak, the very same Carson Peak that towers over the Double Eagle Resort and Spa Looking back to the South you can see June Lake and out to the highway 395. Hiked 07/06/19. The Walker lake trail is a short 1 mile trip, however there is about 800 feet in elevation change in that short mile, which makes it one of the more difficult hikes in the June Lake Loop. The woods in the beginning were the only good part. This 2 mile trek was rather level with only a short inclined (less than 1/2 mile) to John’s Lake. The Reverse Peak Loop meanders through high desert sage fields and, old-growth forest of Lodgepole pine, Juniper, and Aspen. We opted to try the entire trail rather than turn around when we got to June Mountain. There are numerous trails and roads for your hiking, cycling and OHV enjoyment. The trail head is just a couple miles from the Double Eagle Resort, so if you love hiking and are looking for a new perspective of the June Lake Loop then I highly recommend the Reversed Peak Trail! It is 3 miles and about 1,500 feet, and it climbs the side of the mountain to reach a beautiful high altitude lake. You do have to go through some back yards but the trail will spit you out in the town and then only a few minutes on the street front back to the trailhead/parking lot. The trail goes from flat/sandy areas to climbing and then descent. We went counterclockwise from Heidelberg Inn and first part was nice going through wooded area with nice trails, but quickly became dusty, rocky, tree branches, stumps and poorly marked (after water tower). Parker Lake Trail (62) 5.3 km. With more than 10 June Lake trails covering 23 miles, you’re bound to find a perfect trail like the Meridian Connector or Lodestar Connector. Gull Lake trail is one of my favorite hiking spots in the June Lake Loop area. The trail down is a service road. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Below you will find a list of several beautiful hikes and nature walks that are close by in the June Lake area. Routes touristiques. Thousand Island Lake via Rush Creek Trail, Silver Lake to the Minarets Loop [CLOSED], June Lake, Yost Creek and Fern Lake Trail [CLOSED], Silver Lake and Clark Lakes to Agnew Pass in the Eastern Sierras, Agnew Lake, Gem Lake, Waugh Lake and Clark Lakes Loop Trail, Donohue Pass via Rush Creek and John Muir Trail [CLOSED], Silver Lake to Thousand Island Lake Loop [CLOSED], Silver Lake to Lake Catherine via North Glacier Pass [CLOSED], Carson Peak via Rush Creek Trail [CLOSED], Alger Lakes via Rush Creek Trail [CLOSED], Rush Creek to Clark Lakes to Thousand Island Lake [CLOSED], Mt. 117 avis. Starting up a gully the trail gradually rises to a junction; with the summit trail to the right and the loop on the left. Fern Lake Trail. Panorma Bike Trail. Take a camera! Once you park, you will start ascending straight up the canyon. This trail is an out and back, just short of 4 miles. California's Family Mountain With 1,500 acres of uncrowded slopes, beginner-friendly terrain, and breathtaking views, the whole family will enjoy a ski day at June Mountain. Next mile you hike through the back forest..great fall colors to enjoy. The best part about it, it starts with a gorgeous view! June Lake is a census-designated place in Mono County, California. Fern Lake Trail Fern Lake is one of the most popular trails in the June Lake area, but it is a tough one. Road - 22 mile loop, 1,000 feet elevation gain/loss - cycling. The last part of the trail goes through various private properties so you end up having to walk along the highway with no sidewalk. Half way through you'll arrive at a ski lodge where you can access June Lake. Follow the dirt road past the upper lodge all the way down till you come to the first right you can take, a dirt road following utility lines. The trails are endless, here are a few local favorites. With one of the lower elevation gains for hikes in the area, Parker Lake trail is friendly for a variety of hiking abilities. At the top of the loop the trail becomes the unmade access road to the ski lift, and I can understand why some hikers prefer to return the same way. Steep and slippery. June Lake Loop. Follow this road staying right until you reach a blue water tank. This a fairly flat mountain bike loop with wide dirt roads, and some single track. June Lake Loop Trail is a 6.8 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near June Lake, California that features a lake and is rated as moderate. And yes, the incline will get your heart rate going, but if you've got decent fitness and fair hiking experience it's totally manageable. We I was glad I had my poles for the incline. Grant lake is located off California State Route 158, on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Sitting pretty at 3140 feet, June Lake is a charming little lake formed by a 2,000 year old lava flow, which blocked a tributary of Swift Creek. Silver Lake. The east end of Little Walker Lake is privately owned land; please respect directional signage. We went up the single track on a mountain bike... think we went the wrong way it was a tough climb and to not have single track down was a let down. First half of the loop was breathtaking! This hike Landscape was beautiful. Parker Lake Trail (62) 3.3 mi. Looking towards the Northern end of the June Lake Loop, you can see Grant and Mono Lakes. All in all for us it was 5.25. Lots of kids at the lake so don’t plan on a serene, reflective break at the lake. In collaboration with Infinity Marketing, the June Lake Loop Chamber of Commerce has developed a fresh, new logo. Yost Lake. I ended up walking down off trail to the road and walking through town back to our parking spot. Continue on this trail and For a pleasant campsite, follow the steep June Lake Trail (216B) a quarter-mile to its namesake lake. Here, a spur trail bends left to connect with the Loowit Trail. Or if the lunch gets out of hand, stop at the 5.3 mile point at the Ferry Boat Inn and catch the ferry back to Dartmouth from Greenway's Quay. We turned around after getting to top. Uphill right off the bat and doesn’t quit until your basically at the top. I continued up to Loowit trail and looped ba This trail is also used by mountain bikers. But June isn’t the only lake on the loop. Gull Lake trail is one of my favorite hiking spots in the June Lake Loop area. The first half is along a good trail through the forest, with excellent views across the lakes which disappear later. June Lake Loop. Of the four main lakes in the June Lake Loop, Gull is the smallest; a factor that sometimes causes me to overlook […] The Fern Lake trail is steep and rocky but the reward at the end is paradise. The Fern Lake trail head is located on the June Lake Loop, about 1.5 miles from the village, close to Double Eagle Resort. Took 6 year old kids and dog and it was moderately strenuous for them. June Lake Loop, June Lake, CA. Trailhead starts at the Mono County Community Center and winds counter-clockwise around the lake to the Gull Lake Marina. Many other trails in this area to hike. 395 N. Take the CA-158 S turnoff for the June Lake Loop or stay on 395 N until you see signs for Tioga Pass (CA-120) toward It is 3 miles and about 1,500 feet, and it climbs the side of the mountain to reach a beautiful high altitude lake. June Lake Loop; Rechercher. The Friends of the Inyo help to sponsor this event in conjunction with the June Lake Trails committee. THere are not good signs for the trailhead, so you have to really use the map to find it. On the way back you have clear views towards Mono Lake and Mono-Inyo Craters. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. The trail disappears in several spots, but be patient and use your GPS to find it again. The turn is at the top where the lift/lodge is; after that it's just a dusty road with no tree cover. The entire 1000 elevation gain is in the beginning of the hike starting from the perched boulder off the 158. It eventually dead ends to a street and you finish walking through town to get back to your car. Lyell Base via John Muir and Rush Creek Trail. I have been coming to June Lake ever since I was little, and had yet to explore the gem that is Gull Lake. Interested in planning an event in June Lake. I hiked alone for some “me” time and I didn’t encounter another human being the entire time. Keep going to I would advise to simply turn around and head back at this point. The Fern Lake trail is steep and rocky but the reward at the end is paradise. Don’t let that discourage you though! 296 reviews. Don’t do the loop. Enjoy the expansive views of the peaks surrounding June Lake, Mono Lake and the southeast border of Yosemite National Park The first 1/4-1/2 mile is in open ground with a little climb to get your respiration up, afterwards mostly flat-to-rolling through shaded areas and a pretty lake. You can also simplify this hike by making it an out n back to a particular lake using the Rush Creek Trail (Agnew, Gem, or Waugh). Lame has you go road down and u end up in highway . June Mountain “Chair 6” Bike Trail . Parked right across from the large boulders at the trail head. There is the direct route right off North shore road by the ball diamond or down further for a loop. Welcome to June Lake California. 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