Laurel Lakes

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

Total Miles
5.0

Elevation

3075.96 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer

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Trail Overview

Difficulty

Moderate: Very rocky and narrow in places, but no major obstacles. Difficult to pass in spots so watch for vehicles ahead. Perfect trail for stock, aggressive, 4x4 SUVs and new drivers looking to take on more challenge. Very steep and narrow going down to lakes.

Technical Rating

4

Access Description

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.