Laurel Lakes

Climb to 10,000 feet on the edge of John Muir Wilderness.

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Technical Rating
4 / 10
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Trail Overview
Laurel Lakes
You'll love the majestic lakes and stunning views at the top of this ridge. Camping and fishing are available on these lakes and on the border of Laurel Creek. It's also a hunting area with wonderful colors appearing in the fall season. Skip holiday weekends if you want to avoid crowds.
Getting There
From Highway 395 east of Mammoth, take Sherwin Creek Road south. If you are coming from Mammoth on Highway 203, Sherwin Creek Exit is next exit east on 395. Follow Sherwin Creek Road 1.4 to sign for Laurel Lakes Road on left.
Contact for Current Conditions
Inyo N.F.
White Mountain R.D.
(760) 873-2500