Day Hiking

Your Hiking Boots, Kids and Four-Legged Friends


Day hiking is often at the top of the list as a perfect way for outdoor enthusiasts to spend a beautiful Eastern Sierra day. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a serious hiker, there is nothing more peaceful then getting away from life’s fast pace and getting back in touch with nature. Day hiking around Mammoth Lakes is truly a symphony of sounds, pleasant aromas and breathtaking scenery. The sound of the breeze dancing [...]

Parker Lake Day Hike Report- 5/11/2012


Today was one of those “postcard” type days in the Eastern Sierra. I was off work at 4 p.m., thinking, what to do?? A co-worker and I decided to hike the dogs up to Parker Lake out of the June Lake Loop. A short but scenic 20 minute drive north on Hwy 395 and we arrived at the trail closest to the lake. There are two different trail heads that will ultimately end up at [...]

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SHERWIN LAKES Highlights: A fairly quick climb brings the hiker to a secluded backcounty lake with good fishing. Find a rock to cast from or relax, eat lunch and enjoy the lake.Trailhead: From Mammoth take Sherwin Creek Road to the Mammoth Motocross access road. Turn right on this dirt road and look for the Sherwin Lakes Trailhead sign.Mileage: About 5 miles round trip More Local Day Hikes.